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Facebook’s Fraud Problem Is Worse than It Appears

[credit provider=”Paws on Parole” url=”http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/531141_432614270115905_918004935_n.jpg”] Before I get to the fast-growing fraud — defined as a user who is not what the user pretends to be, which may or may not have legal ramifications — let me recap some things about Facebook.A tech blogger wrote to me: “I didn’t realise […]
Facebook’s Fraud Problem Is Worse than It Appears
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China Is Taking Over The Fake ID Business

[credit provider=”monsieur paradis/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/zacharyparadis/377719944/”] Technology and globalisation are giving a boost to the trade in fake identity cards.A pack of photo paper, laminating sheets, spray glue: it sounds like a list of things you need for the school art class. In fact they are ingredients for a fake identity card. […]
China Is Taking Over The Fake ID Business
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Now Even The Fake ID Business Has Been Outsourced

[credit provider=”monsieur paradis/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/zacharyparadis/377719944/”] Overseas forgers from as far away as China are shipping fake driver’s licence and other IDs to the United States that can bypass even the newest electronic digital security systems, according to document security experts.The new IDs are “an affront to the very sovereignty and dignity […]
Now Even The Fake ID Business Has Been Outsourced