Florida Investigation

Deputy fired for misusing driver’s license database

After months of an investigation in Florida, it has been revealed that several law enforcement officers have been illegally using driver’s license databases to illegally access people’s personal information.

Everyone’s driver’s license information is stored in a central database known as D.A.V.I.D (the Driver and Vehicle Information Database) that receives about six million hits a month.  It is reported that officers were illegally accessing this database to look up information on celebrities, reporters, and ordinary citizens.

Although the system is password protected, the photos and social security numbers of hundreds of thousands Florida drivers are int he system.

To read the full story, visit the ABC7 News website.

 

 

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