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All fakes are not created equal

Category: Identity

While all types of document fraud are on the rise, ID document forgery is booming - in particular that of passports - the document that attests of the identity and nationality of the bearer whilst enabling cross-border circulation.
Fake passports represent roughly 54% of document fraud in France, followed by National ID cards, which are around 18.5%.

Why are there so many different words to describe a "fake"? What are their differences?


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THE 3 LEVELS OF CONTROL WHEN CHECKING ID DOCUMENTS

Category: Identity

The checking of ID documents often requires more than a simple visual control.
Let’s take advantage of back-to-school season to review our verification and inspections skills. According to Keesing’s Document experts there are levels of control when checking ID documents.
Here is what you need to know about each of the 3 levels of control:


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Fast and reliable visual check : new security features contribute to a more efficient border control

Category: Identity

Did you ever imagine how many people travel each year through big European Capitals? In 2014 only for Paris Airports, the traffic represents 92 million passengers and 40% of them are flying to or coming from outside Europe. It means that almost 100 000 passports need to be checked every day. Among these passengers probably hundreds or even thousands do not want to be traced or identified. In fact, Criminals and terrorists are travelling using forge or counterfeited documents in order to cheat on their real identity and become untraceable...


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When photonics enter the e-ID challenge

Category: Identity

Confidence is a cornerstone for our societies to enjoy the benefits of an open world and mitigate the risks posed by increased regional tensions and the spread of a dark economy. Identity authentication systems enable such confidence, and the e-ID challenge is to integrate them into the digital and mobility age, while caring for citizens’ concern about the security and privacy balance...


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ID check to fight fraud!

Category: Identity

Fraud involving identification documents, commonly known as ID fraud, affects a growing number of individuals and organizations around the world. Worse, the interconnected nature of today’s world has turned the problem into a truly global menace. Losses suffered as a result of ID fraud run into billions of dollars each year...


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10 practical tips when checking ID documents

Category: Identity

Each year, over 195 countries issue numerous ID documents. Given the complexity and sheer number of ID documents currently in circulation, ID checking clearly presents organizations with an enormous challenge...


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