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February 07, 2014

MorphoTrust Expands Business in Three States with $25.2 Million to Enrollment Business

MorphTrust USA (Safran), a U.S. provider of identity solutions to federal, state and local governments has signed a contract with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, the New Jersey Department of Public Safety, Division of State Police, and fingerprint channeling services in Nevada for the Department of Public Safety to improve public safety.

MorphoTrust USA  has won new programs to provide fingerprint-based background checks for the Massachusetts. This deal could yield up to $25.2 million in revenue over the next six years.

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security is working with MorphoTrust to establish a system for applicants that are mandated by recent legislation to obtain fingerprint-based background checks, including caregivers and applicants seeking to become adoptive or foster parents.

Other, The Nevada Department of Public Safety civilian enrollment and channeling program includes individuals seeking employment, volunteer and licensing opportunities in the state that require a fingerprint-based background check, including real estate, gaming, housing authorities, education and insurance. The program with the New Jersey Division of State Police will enroll an estimated 340,000-400,000 applicants annually. All individuals in the state who are mandated by legislation to submit to fingerprint criminal history background checks will use the services of MorphoTrust.

Applicants for these contracts will be serviced at IdentoGO Centers by MorphoTrust.  The company's convenient IdentoGO Centers provide a convenient place for a growing number of identity-related services through a nationwide network of professional locations, staffed by trained enrollment agents.

Bob Eckel, CEO of MorphoTrust, said in a statement, “These awards recognize MorphoTrust's leadership as an enrollment services provider, specifically with regard to the secure capture and transmission of fingerprints to support many state and federal programs and commercial businesses, Identity verification – ensuring individuals are who they claim to be – has never been more important, especially when it comes to taking care of our children and accessing our healthcare and public safety systems.”

Edited by Ryan Sartor

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