03 Dec 2012

Fake ID scam uncovered as teens use tattoo ink to change date of birth

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Nzherald.co.nz. Teenagers in New Zealand have been altering their driver’s licenses to gain entry into bars. They use tattoo ink to change their birth date and cover it with a thin transparent plastic film. If they peel off the film they can erase the altered text. They’ve been getting caught since a doorman used an LED light to view their IDs, instead of the usual blue lamp, and it revealed the changes. Police said the penalty for using a fake ID, or for serving a minor alcohol, is a fine up to $10,000. The hospitality industry is spreading the word.

Watch out for this catching on in the US security peeps! Read the full article here:
Fake ID scam uncovered as teens use tattoo ink to change date of birth

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