Border Security Camera Project Over
POSTED: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 9:31pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 9:45pm
Tens of millions of dollars originally planned for the virtual border fence will now be spent somewhere else.
An electronic security system of cameras along the U.S./Mexico border aren't working correctly.
The Department of Homeland Security has poured at least 20 million dollars into the program.
Secretary Janet Napolitano is redirecting 50 million dollars intended for SBI Net to other proven technology. Napolitano is also freezing funding for the project.