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Thousands of fake IDs seized in USA

Federal officers of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently seized nearly 3000 fake driver’s licences and almost 3200 blank card stocks to...

EU initiatives in the ID document domain

In 2016, the EU Commission published its ‘Action plan to strengthen the European response to travel document fraud’. This article will discuss some major...

Instagram new black market for fake IDs

Recently, Instagram has emerged to be a shopping centre for a wide variety of fake goods. According to the Global Industry Report these commodities can...

Part 4: Interrupting traditional and counterfeiting workflow

Joel Zlotnick, Jordan Brough and Troy Eberhardt Reverse engineering of document artwork is a critical prepress activity for sophisticated counter­feiters that print by offset lithography...

DICE – the banknote of the future

Since time immemorial, cash has determined our social and economic life, with all its related risks and problems, such as enabling crime. Apart from...

DNB’s authentication app for euro notes

Today, over 80% of Dutch people own a smartphone. A recent study indicates that people use their phones more than 200 times a day for...