The Identity Blog

Europol cite document fraud as 'one of the engines of organised crime'

Posted by Gavin Burton on Mar 14, 2017 10:21:27 AM

Europol (the EU’s law enforcement agency) recently released their serious organised crime threat assessment for 2017 which analyses and identifies the key crime threats facing the EU. The report particularly caught my attention, not just because of my police background, but also because of the focus on document fraud.

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Topics: Money Laundering, News, Document Validation

Identity checks project at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust shortlisted for Public Finance Award

Posted by Tony Machin on Mar 9, 2017 1:30:29 PM

We are delighted to announce that we’ve made the 2017 Public Finance Innovation Awards shortlist for our document checking project in conjunction with King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Find out more about our entry which was based on the roll out of identity checks across the Trust and support in a retrospective identity checking project.

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Topics: News, Document Validation, nhs

An analysis of failed identity documents (Part 1)

Posted by Gavin Burton on Feb 20, 2017 1:01:43 PM

As part of my Strategic Development role at TrustID, I spend time analysing the trends relating to document scanning across our customer base, looking at the type of fraudulent documents that we are seeing and highlighting key risk areas. The result is a quarterly report from which I'd like to share some key findings each quarter.
This month, I'll share insights from the medical recruitment sector.

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Topics: News, Document Validation

Document expertise - from Border Force to TrustID: an interview with Christie Lewis

Posted by Sarah Croft on Feb 1, 2017 3:17:05 PM

In this blog, I interview Christie Lewis, who has recently joined the TrustID client services team from UK Border Force, bringing extensive document expertise and experience with her. Christie talks about life checking documents at the border, explores the topic of fake identity documents and explains more about her role in the TrustID team...

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Topics: News, Document Validation

Immigration Act 2016 - new measures from 1st December

Posted by Tony Machin on Dec 12, 2016 4:08:24 PM

You have probably heard about the legislation introduced in July 2016 as part of the Immigration Act 2016 (if not, catch up with our blog here). From 1st December 2016, another part of the Immigration Act 2016 came into force, including Residential Tenancies Measures and Licensing Authority 'right to a licence' checks. In this blog, we look at what’s new in more detail…

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Topics: Right to Rent, Document Validation, Local Authority