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All your fingerprints are belong to us....

The acquisition of ComnetiX Inc. in Oakville, Ontario, is the second L-1, based in Stamford, CT has announced in the past two months. L-1 last month bought SpecTal, a Virginia-based consultant to the government intelligence community.

ComnetiX provides biometric identification and authentication technologies to companies and government agencies in Canada and the United States. Its fingerprinting services are used in criminal background checks.

Founded in 1980 by its president, Edward Escubedo, ComnetiX's clients include Toronto Police Services, Criminal Intelligence Services Canada, the New York Department of Criminal Justice Services, Spain's Ministry of Justice, the Boston Police Department, American Airlines, Lehman Brothers, New York City Health and Hospital Corp. and the Royal Canadian Mounties.