School cafeterias trading lunch money for fingerprint scans

In effort to reduce theft and speed up lunch lines, some schools are using finger scanning systems over pin numbers.

MERRILLVILLE, Ind.–More and more schools across the country are opting for a pay-by-fingerprint system in the cafeteria to cut down on theft and speed up the lunch line.

WBBM Newsradio’s Veronica Carter reports, back in the day, a bully on the playground might steal your lunch money.

Kids now have gotten a little more creative, because everything’s gone high-tech. They have ID cards, or they have a personal identification number they use to buy food at the cafeteria.

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