Feb 7, 2014

Japan, U.S. sign fingerprint data exchange pact

Japan and the United States on Friday signed a bilateral security agreement that allows both countries to exchange fingerprint data of suspected criminals in order to prevent and solve serious crimes. The Agreement on Enhancing Cooperation in Preventing and Combating Serious Crime, known as ...

Sep 6, 2013

Japan, U.S. agree to share criminal fingerprint data

Japan and the United States agreed Friday to conclude a pact that will let them instantly access each other’s fingerprint databases to identify people suspected of terrorism and other serious crimes, Japanese officials said. Among the 36 nations and Taiwan that maintain visa-waiver arrangements ...