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Las Vegas Charities Ask The Needy For IDs Before Giveaways

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Some Las Vegas charities giving away toys and turkeys this season have started asking families to show state identification cards to get a slice of holiday cheer.

The charities say the controversial move to require Social Security or state identification cards, or birth certificates, was needed to prevent fraud born of desperation in a state at the center of the country's financial crisis.

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