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One thing I didn't see mentioned is using fingerprint scanners to prevent time-clock fraud. This has significant takeup with some of the largest players in retail and timekeeping adopting it. I'm not sure the actual percentage but I've seen them all over the States. The vendors' argument is that they prevent thousands to tens of thousands in time-clock fraud ...
One example that quickly comes to mind is planting someone else's fingerprint in a crime scene (just search for fake fingerprints). Fingerprints are a valuable commodity.
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