Investigation: Ohio background check system unreliable

April 24, 2015 9:19 PM

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Ohio's computerized background check system has been flawed and unreliable for years, often failing to provide accurate information about convicted felons, according to an investigation by The Columbus Dispatch and WBNS-TV.

The fingerprint-based system operated by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation in the office of Attorney General Mike DeWine has wrongly indicated that thousands of criminals have clean records.

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