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City of Charleston Concludes Successful Intellicheck ID Verification Pilot, Launches Permanent Program

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CHARLESTON, SC and MELVILLE, NY – July 12, 2023 - Following the successful completion of its 6- month pilot program, the city of Charleston today announced a permanent ID verification program in partnership with Intellicheck, Inc., an identity validation company that provides cutting-edge ID verification technology used by law enforcement agencies across the country.

About the pilot: During the pilot program, supported by the city and Explore Charleston, 30 downtown establishments had an opportunity to test Intellicheck’s ID verification tool in an effort to eliminate underage drinking and make the Central Business District a safer place for students, residents and visitors alike.

Throughout the 6-month trial period, Intellicheck’s mobile app-based technology was used to perform more than 100,000 ID scans that identified approximately 3,400 fake or invalid IDs. As a result, these IDs were prevented from being used by those illegally seeking to gain access to late-night establishments and alcoholic beverages.

Intellicheck’s ID verification technology, which is presently used by the Charleston Police Department and South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, has proven to be more than 99 percent accurate in authenticating IDs in under one second using existing mobile devices or point-of-sale scanners.

Moving forward: With the launch of the city’s new, permanent partnership with Intellicheck, businesses located within city limits are invited to take advantage of the ID scanning technology, which includes five mobile app licenses to be used by employees.

To view details and begin using Intellicheck, please visit www.intellicheck.com/charleston-sc-new- account/.

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