Taxpayers may have to fight fake IDs

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Wednesday, May 08, 2013

A recent flood of fake IDs might make Multnomah County taxpayers subsidize bars.

The clubs aren’t required to use the scanners, so Multnomah County is considering a plan to have taxpayers shell out as much as $150,000 in subsidies, using a federal grant to buy the scanners for bars and taverns.

To combat the phony IDs, the OLCC has been working closely with bouncers in Old Town, where the city’s highest density of nightclubs are located, attracting flocks of underage drinkers.

Read more at Willamette Week.

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