Can a fake fool the experts?

This is a great article published on PLOS|ONE. What chance do we have in ensuring that the documents presented before us are authentic when even the experienced checkers made mistakes? They had error rates as high as 14% for false acceptance of fraudulent photos. Right to Work checks are a requirement for all UK employers. Missing obvious fraudulent documents can result in a fine or imprisonment.  However impersonators may also result in a fine as a part of the Right to Work checking process.

Additionally there was an interesting point.  When photo to photo tests were done rather than photo to person that the error went up significantly for both groups.

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