Man sues over jail ‘error’ claim – BBC News

Posted August 19th, 2008 in forgery, news, passports, prisons, young offenders by sally

“An immigrant who was sent to an adult prison because he lied about his age on a fake passport is suing the Home Office for ‘unlawful detainment’.”

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BBC News, 19th August 2008

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‘Fakeproof’ e-passport is cloned in minutes – The Times

Posted August 6th, 2008 in forgery, news, passports by sally

“New microchipped passports designed to be foolproof against identity theft can be cloned and manipulated in minutes and accepted as genuine by the computer software recommended for use at international airports.”

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The Times, 6th August 2008

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Forged autographs: Graeme Walker and Faisal Madani jailed for sales con – The Times

Posted April 4th, 2008 in forgery, news, sentencing by sally

“Two conmen who forged and sold the autographs of some of Britain’s biggest sports stars were jailed yesterday.”

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The Times, 4th April 2008

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Woman cautioned after sailing under Facebook-acquired certificate – OUT-LAW.com

Posted February 26th, 2008 in forgery, internet, news by sally

“A woman who hired a yacht using a certificate she downloaded from Facebook has been questioned by police and cautioned under the Fraud Act.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 26th February 2008

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Sporting memorabilia were worthless fakes, court is told – The Times

Posted February 8th, 2008 in forgery, news by sally

“Sports fans were conned into spending thousands of pounds on forged autographs of their heroes, including a fake Michael Owen cup final shirt and signed photographs of David Beckham and Jonny Wilkinson, Chester Crown Court was told yesterday.”

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The Times, 8th February 2008

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82-year-old art forger sentenced – Reuters

Posted November 17th, 2007 in artistic works, forgery, news, sentencing by sally

“An octogenarian woman and her son were sentenced on Friday for one of the largest, longest lasting and most diverse art scams ever in Britain, forging paintings, sculptures, carvings and statues.”

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Reuters, 16th November 2007

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