SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- Hannaford Bros. here is getting the upper hand in preventing the cashing of counterfeit payroll checks with a fingerprint-capture identification system. "The system is being tested in our Charlotte, N.C., market and we are currently in the process of evaluating its benefits," said Steve Campbell, manager of financial services at retail for Hannaford. The retailer declined to comment on the results or further expansion plans for the project. The "fingerprint signature" ...

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