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Cardiff fingerprint for ID demand

The police have requested that clubs use a fingerprint scanner is associate with their ID cards and driving licence in a bid to curb alcohol fueled violence. Club patrons can register and then use their fingerprints to gain access to a club. If a crime is committed then the ID’s, fingerprints and photos can be [...]

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Posted in General on Oct 20th, 2011, 5:56 pm by lee     

Crackdown on IDs in Sheffield

An incredible 700 underage drinkers have been caught this year in Sheffield attempting to use Fake ID to get into the clubs and pubs in sheffeld. The police say that bouncers have taken passports, birth certificates and driving licences from people trying to pass themselves off as an older friend, brother or other relative. The [...]

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Posted in News on Oct 15th, 2011, 11:02 am by lee     

Teens with ID in Newquay

The BBC reports that 13 teenagers this month were found to be using fake ID to purchase alcohol or enter a club or a pub in Newquay. They also found that other people’s passports were being used in an attempt to enter the bars. There is a crackdown underway which is hoping to stop anti-social [...]

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Posted in General on Jul 31st, 2011, 4:55 pm by lee     

Fake ID use in Stoke-on-Trent

BBC News writes: “The use of fake IDs at pubs and clubs is being tackled in an initiative across Stoke-on-Trent. The awareness operation involves the Nightlife Partnership, which includes businesses and agencies such as the police and city council.” They go on to say that ID cards will be seized and advice is given to [...]

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Posted in News on Jul 26th, 2011, 3:26 pm by lee     

Don’t be fake campaign

Steve Bagnall writes in the Daily Post, UNDERAGE drinkers have been using fake ID to bluff their way into pubs and nightclubs. At Liquid Nightclub in Wrexham alone 20 bogus passports and 30 counterfeit drivers licences have been seized. Now the county has launched the “Don’t Be a Fake campaign. Again, the usual consequence is that [...]

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Posted in General on Dec 3rd, 2010, 4:28 pm by lee     

Door staff encouraged to ensure fake or false IDs are confiscated and handed to the police

The Security Industry Authority is supporting a new Home Office campaign, which addresses young adults using fake or false identification when attempting to enter pubs and clubs. The initiative, in association with the Proof of Age Scheme (PASS) advises young people that if they are caught using fake, or someone else’s ID, they could have [...]

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Posted in News on Jul 30th, 2010, 5:15 pm by lee  1 comment   

Brown Elected PM thanks to Fake ID

Jill Insley writes in the Guardian,

To show how easy it is to obtain fraudulent documents using anyone’s details, CPP applied for four official-looking proofs of ID using David Cameron’s name and Gordon Brown’s photo. As you can see, the results of this unlikely coalition are pretty convincing.

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Posted in General on May 20th, 2010, 1:22 pm by lee  2 comments   

National Identity Card Example

A national identity card is a portable document; usually a plastic card with the owner’s personal information and photo printed onto it, which can be used to confirm the owner details.  In some countries the National Identity Cards have digital information embedded onto the card and make use of biometric techniques such as iris or [...]

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Posted in General on Apr 19th, 2010, 8:53 am by darren  4 comments   

Unknown how many cards are out there, says watchdog

Tom Young writes in Computing: It is impossible to tell whether identity cards have been obtained fraudulently, according to the first report by the Office of the Identity Commissioner. Identity Commissioner Sir Joseph Pilling was appointed to oversee the government’s ₤5.4bn National Identity Scheme and issued his first update today. Although widely supportive of the way [...]

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Posted in News on Apr 4th, 2010, 5:10 pm by lee     

The Licensing Act 2003 (Mandatory Licensing Conditions) Order 2010 Passed

The house of Lords has passed an amendment to the current licensing laws.  It is now a legal requirement for the vendor to ask for photo ID if someone appears under the age of 18.  This law will come into effect on 1st October 2010. The law has been critisised by Liberal Democrat Baroness Hamwee who described [...]

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Posted in News on Apr 1st, 2010, 9:54 pm by lee     

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