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  ipedia.com: Forgery Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Forgery is one of the techniques of fraud, including identity theft.
Forgery is one of the threats that have to be addressed by security engineering.
Where the prime concern of a forgery is less focused on the object itself— what it is worth or what it "proves"— than on a tacit statement of criticism that is revealed by the reactions the object provokes in others, then the larger process is a hoax.
www.ipedia.com /forgery.html   (432 words)

  Identity Theft Resource Page - idenity theft
Identity theft (or identity fraud) is the deliberate assumption of another person's identity, usually to gain access to their finances or frame them for a crime.
Assuming a false identity with the knowledge and approval of the person being impersonated, such as for cheating on an exam, is not considered to be identity theft.
Identity fraud is often committed without identity theft, as in the case of relatives who have been granted access to personal idenity theft article records, or criminals who randomly generate credit card numbers for fraud without even knowing the name of the victim.
www.governpub.com /gt/Identity_Theft.html   (1974 words)

 Denis Dutton on Forgery and Plagiarism
Forgery and plagiarism are normally defined in terms of work presented to a buyer or audience with the intention to deceive.
Forgery for Danto is a matter of a falsified history of an object, and works of art do not always “wear their histories on their surfaces.” Danto regards art works as constituted by the ideas they embody and express; they are surrounded by an “atmosphere is theory” which makes them what they are.
Forgery is not a victimless crime, even if the forger is successful and “no one knows.” For the real victim is then our general understanding of the history of art and of human vision.
www.denisdutton.com /forgery_and_plagiarism.htm   (5264 words)

Forgery describes the process of making fake documents or other objects.
This usage derives from the term "forgery[?]", describing work done by a metalworker at a forge.
Forgery is one of the threats that have to be addressed by security engineering.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fo/Forgery.html   (51 words)

 Identity document information - Search.com
Where the identity card is issued by a state, it asserts a unique single civil identity for a person, thus defining that person's identity purely in relation to the state.
Very often, opposition to identity cards is born out of the suspicion that they will be used to track anyone's movements and private life, possibly endangering one's privacy; for instance, a person will probably not want others to know he or she is attending meetings with Alcoholics Anonymous.
In the past, identity cards were compulsory, had to be updated each year in case of change of residence and were valid for 10 years, and their renewal required paying a fee.
www.search.com /reference/Identity_card   (3139 words)

 Identity document - QuickSeek Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An identity document is a piece of documentation designed to prove the identity of the person carrying it.
To that end, the Identity Cards Bill was introduced in the House of Commons on November 29, 2004; the bill failed as it was not passed before the UK general election, 2005, but was reintroduced soon after and (as of January 2006) continues to progress, though with increasingly smaller majorities in favor.
The issue of identity documents was to halt large influx of refugees and control the border from mainland China to then-British colony Hong Kong.
identitydocument.quickseek.com   (3194 words)

 Document Forgery - █ FURTHER READING:
Forgeries can be more easily exposed than other types of active deception measures largely because careful analysis can often demonstrate convincingly that the documents are fraudulent.
The Sun Reporter's political editor, Edith Austin, claims in that issue of the paper to have received the document from an "African official on her recent visit on the continent." The forgery was replayed by the Soviet news agency TASS on September 18, 1980, and distributed worldwide.
When they were advised it was a forgery, they investigated and discovered that the letter had been provided to one of their writers by the public relations man for the Guatemalan insurgency, which was supported by Cuba and Nicaragua.
www.espionageinfo.com /De-Eb/Document-Forgery.html   (4161 words)

Forgery is the crime of creating a false document, altering a document, or signing someone else's signature to a document with the intent to steal or cheat a person, business, or government agency out of money, goods, or services.
While fraud is a closely related deception made for personal gain, forgery specifically uses documents with the intent to defraud and gain illegal benefits in a manner which abuses and challenges the social order.
Forgery is a serious offense and considered a felony by the federal government and by all 50 states.
www.pickalawyer.com /Forgery.htm   (566 words)

 Forgery Prevention Tips - Forgery, authenticate documents, legal, American College of Forensic Examiners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A forgery is any instrument, document or human effort that has been presented as one author's work when it is in reality another's.
Since this document was dated well after the woman had completed her will in 1987, the claim had to be addressed.
On preparation for trial, discovery procedures were instituted that requested all copies of all documents relating to the case be again forwarded to the plaintiff's (suer's) attorney.
www.forgery.net /fpt.shtml   (3671 words)

 Orange Coast Title Company
Forgery is the crime of falsely and fraudulently making or altering a legal document.
The incidence of forgery is escalating, and the victims are innocent property owners.
A fraudulent document may be notarized either by someone impersonating a notary, or by a legitimate notary who fails to confirm the identity of the person signing the document.
www.octitle.com /forgery.asp   (540 words)

 Sas R&D - Forgery Detection System
The FD-13 is a versatile yet compact portable forgery detection system, for the examination of all types of suspect documents where mains power may not be available.
Particularly suited for passport and identity card control, the FD-02 will be useful for airline security personnel and immigration officers who need to check for forged travel documents at departure gates or at airline steps where mains power is not available.
The Confirm™ laminate is used on many passports and identity cards primarily to discourage the substitution of the holder’s photograph, but it also protects biographical details on the document.
www.sasrad.com /products/forgery.htm   (2499 words)

 Document Forgery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Electronic document forgery is one of the greatest emerging security threats which organisations will need to address." Falsified corporate information such as financial press releases - as in the...
In a specialty called document forgery, Mark Hofmann, a rare- documents dealer, made the Mormon Church squirm in the 1980s by threatening to expose damaging documents he'd "uncovered." The case ended...
The purpose of all this training was twofold: to develop an institutional capacity for document forgery and to enable operatives to make necessary adjustments in the field.
forensicforgeryfinder.com /forgery/documentforgery   (941 words)

 Roxi Phipps, CPA, QDE
Forensic Document Examination is not taught in standard universities.
A two year apprenticeship under a Certified Questioned Document Examiner is required to gain the expertise, techniques and knowledge for this discipline.
Document examination training is ongoing, as I continue to research and learn from each new, unique case.
findforgery.com /index.htm   (322 words)

 Forgery-is a criminal offense
Documents that convey real property such a land, houses, ships, automobiles and other items of value are subject to fraudulent transactions by way of forgery.
Forgery is often used in the wrongful Terminations of employees.
Often forgery cases start off with a civil action and investigation and at some point the case may rise to a level of criminal standing.
www.uslawbooks.com /books/forgery.htm   (480 words)

 Center for Problem-Oriented Policing
Identity theft is a new crime, facilitated through established, underlying crimes such as forgery, counterfeiting, check and credit card fraud, computer fraud, impersonation, pickpocketing, and even terrorism.
The FTC reports that identity theft is the major subject of consumer complaints it receives—42 percent of all those received in 2003.
Identity theft victims experience long-term and well-documented pain and suffering,7 such as harassment from debt collectors, banking problems, loan rejection, utility cutoffs, and even arrest for the identity thief’s other crimes.
www.popcenter.org /Problems/problem-identity_theft.htm   (4248 words)

 Identity Theft Glossary :: Identity Rehab   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An Affidavit of Forgery is a legal document that states that a certain signature is not yours, but a forgery.
Identity fraud differs from identity theft in that the thief uses personal information that he’s made up, rather than information he’s stolen from a real person.
Identity theft, one of the worst crimes in the world, occurs when a thief uses someone else’s personal information as his own, thereby creating a new identity of an existing person.
www.identityrehab.com /identity_theft_glossary.php   (1160 words)

 Passport - ExampleProblems.com
A passport is a formal identity document or certification issued by a national government that identifies the holder as a national of a particular state, and requests permission, in the name of the sovereign or government of the issuing country, for the bearer to be permitted to enter and pass through other countries.
As identifying documents, passports are frequent subjects of theft and forgery.
In medieval Europe such documents could be issued to any traveller by local authorities and generally contained a list of towns and cities through which the holder was permitted to pass.
www.exampleproblems.com /wiki/index.php/Passport   (3813 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Identity document forgery
Identity document forgery is the process by which identity documents issued by governing bodies are copied and/or modified by persons not authorized to create such documents or engage in such modifications, for the purpose of deceiving those who would view the documents about the identity or status of the bearer.
Identity documents differ from other credentials in that they are intended only to be usable by the person holding the card.
At the other extreme, a document may have to resist scrutiny by a trained document examiner, who may be equipped with technical tools for verifying biometrics and reading hidden security features within the card.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Phony_passport   (936 words)

 Identity document - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An identity document (also known as I.D. or ID) is a piece of documentation designed to verify aspects of a person's identity.
Identity cards can be used to quickly verify ownership or eligibility to services; for example, a shopkeeper or cashier may request that an ID document be shown by a client paying with a credit card or cheque.
In the past, identity cards were compulsory, had to be updated each year in case of change of residence and were valid for 10 years, and their renewal required paying a fee.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Identity_document   (1979 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Identity document
An identity document (also known as I.D. or ID) is a piece of documentation designed to verify aspects of a person's identity.
Identity cards can be used to quickly verify ownership or eligibility to services; for example, a shopkeeper or cashier may request that an ID document be shown by a client paying with a credit card or cheque.
Identity theft may be reduced in countries where identity cards are required to open a bank account.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Identity_document   (1921 words)

 Document Forgery
We present the final document: The purpose of the International Labor Delegation was to gain a first-hand view of the labor market in Israel and Palestine, especially in the construction industry...
Newman People who want to establish a new identity need to become adept at the skill of document forgery in the early stages of their identity creation.
Identity document forgery Identity document forgery is the process by which identity documents issued by governing bodies are copied and/or modified by persons not authorized to create such documents...
www.handwritinguniversity.com /career/documentforgery   (954 words)

 Forgery | White Collar Crimes | New York Criminal Lawyer
Considered part of the family of white collar crimes, forgery involves the creation or altering of written documents with the intent to deceive, defraud or injure another.
Forgery is committed against an individual, company or government institution as a way to steal money, goods or services.
Forgery is executed when a written document meant to have some type of legal significance, is changed through handwriting, printing, engraving, or typewriting.
www.allawny.com /forgery.html   (323 words)

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Forgery is one of the most feared (and underrated) financial crimes -- and it's a crime that nearly every kind of offender commits.
Most financial institutions don't train their employees to spot the distinct kinds of forgeries and document alterations -- crimes that are often coupled with identity theft and embezzlement.
Line staff then presents many of these documents to their supervisors for approval and -- if both staff and supervisors are untrained -- the offender just might be able to escape detection.
www.nvo.com /ses/srmsforgeryaltereddocumentscounterfeiting   (398 words)

 Forgery, False Attribution, and Fiction: Early Modern German History and Literature
Here, the identity of the human author is quite incidental, and the rules of correspondence between claim and actuality do not apply in the same way as they may apply to other texts: thus the Pentateuch, indeed, all of the Bible.
They criticized the documents on the grounds of content, as Dante and Cusanus were later to object to the Donation of Constantine (p.
It is some such motivation which brought on the scene a pair of remarkable documents of considerable notoriety in their time: They are first: the Berosus forgery of Annius of Viterbo (Giovanni Nanni); second, the Hunibald forgery of Johannes Trithemius.
www.duke.edu /~frankbo/pdf/Forgeryhtml.htm   (5018 words)

The modus operandi of the scheme involved the assumption of a landowner's identity, forgery of a deed out to a participating entity or individual, and the subsequent deed or mortgage of the land.
In viewing copies of the recorded documents that changed or cleared title, it is readily apparent that the originals were prepared by the cut/paste/whiteout method, inartfully at that.
Some documents were so poorly done that they might not qualify as forgeries since they were blatantly invalid on their face (notary signs on line of grantor; grantor does not sign).
www.firstam.com /landsakes/html/email/042400forgery.html   (1086 words)

 LVMPD - Financial/Property Crime - Forgery Detail
The Forgery Detail is under the command of Sgt. Shane Robb.  The Forgery Section has 11 full time detectives, one investigative specialist, one temporary employee and one LEST.
The Forgery Section investigates cases regarding checks, credit cards, computer crimes and identity takeovers involving NRS Sections 205.085 through 205.185, 205.260, 205.473 through 205.491, and 205.610 through 205.810.
The Forgery Detail is supervised by a Sergeant and consists of 11 full-time Detectives, two Investigative Specialists, one Temporary employee, and one Law Enforcement Support Technician.  The civilian employees handle those tasks not requiring a sworn law enforcement officer, thereby allowing detectives to spend more time on specific cases.
www.lvmpd.com /bureaus/financial_property_forgery.html   (1030 words)

 Forgery of signatures
Think of it: documents that take ten minutes work to generate, and which have exceptional precision in all respects where visual inspection, even fine visual inspection, is concerned, except where the quality of scribe-impression weight is concerned.
These forgeries would be generated on a relatively inexpensive set of devices, and would be based on files that would be largely unaccessible to authorities.
In such an environment, there might be enough confusion generated by even detected forgeries generated via this method, born of the accuracy of the forgery and lack of understanding of any technology that could produce such a forgery, that the culprit might well go unidentified and unprosecuted.
www.yarchive.net /security/forgery.html   (790 words)

 Center for Immigration Studies
Even though state motor vehicle departments may be too permissive in the identity documents used to establish an applicant's right to a license, they are usually victims of deceit and fraud by illegal immigrants.
But its integrity is suspect because of pervasive fraud in the breeder documents used to obtain it, the criminal involvement of middlemen who facilitate the procurement process, and the extremely poor judgment of states willing to issue them to illegal aliens.
States would agree on a uniform set of reliable proof of identity documents that would be matched against existing federal and state databases, again to verify that they were legitimately issued and belong to the person presenting them.
www.cis.org /articles/2002/back302.html   (7419 words)

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