FAQ’s

What is document forgery?

Document forgery takes place when one takes a document issued by the government and modifies it without authorization to create a falsity or inaccuracy.

How to track the main source of document forger?

 Document forensics use algorithms used by certain printers, for example, and match consistencies with the print to that of the printer. By doing this is help deduce which printer was used and with more theories and calculations it in turn leads back to the original printer of the user.

What are vector machines?

 These are machines used in association with learning algorithms that analyze data used for classification and regression analysis. These machines help decipher the inaccuracies in documents that are tampered with.

What is a Fake I.D.?

 A fake identification is a document that carries false information about the person who is represented on the ID. This information can pertain to ones age, height, weight, or even ones nationality. It is often used to give the wrong impression about the subject who is in possession of it.

Why do people use Fake I.D.?

Fake ID’s or documentation or used to take a short cuts. If you are not of age and you want to purchase liquor for example, so may feel inclined to purchasing a fake identification to bypass this requirement of being 21 years or older. I also may be used for admittance into certain establishment that require a certain age be admitted. In addition to that, they are also used to meet requirements in certain groups or organizations such as athletic teams that have strict age limitations that are not to be exceeded.

What is misrepresentation?

 Misrepresentation is incorrectly and improperly representing one self in an unsatisfactory manner.

 What can fraudulence cause?

 Fraudulence can cause one or something appears away that it is not in actuality. This misleading appearance can be taken for granted and give people the wrong idea and lead them into believing that a person can be someone or something that they are not and lead to false ill advised judgement that is not accurate. When this occurs poor decisions could even take place, especially with age, when women for example, are believed to be older than they are if they are allowed into a bar while still being a minor.

Who would be considered a minor?

From a law perspective in the U.S, a minor is a person under a certain age, usually the age of majority, which legally separates childhood from adulthood. The age of majority depends upon the jurisdiction and application to which it applies, but it is generally 18. A minor may also be used in contexts unconnected to the overall age of majority.

How does biometrics help with improving security?

 Biometrics is the process by which a person’s unique physical makeup and other traits are detected and recorded by an electronic device or system as a means of confirming identity. This helps minimize people posing as people they are not.

What is uttering forged documents?

 Uttering forged documents pertains to using a forged document that someone else had made, with the intent to defraud.