Detecting Document Fraud

The National Contact Point of Greece and Luxembourg joined forces to organise in Athens, on 5 and 6 December 2018, an experts’ meeting on Detecting Document Fraud in the EU. Participants ranged from practitioners from the decentralised Immigration Services of Greece, government experts, EMN representatives and experts in detecting document fraud from Greece, Estonia, the Netherlands and Sweden as well as representatives of EASO and Frontex. Technological decelopments and state of the art approaches and innovations were presented to participants while discussions focused on everyday challenges while working in the field.

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Below you can find the presentations from the meeting:

Identification and registration process in the Netherlands. Use of biometrics and new technologies, Ad van der Meijden, Operational Specialist, Chief Inspector National Police, Centre of Expertise Aliens, Identification and Human Trafficking, NL

The detection of document fraud in the asylum procedure, Sebastien Revoy, EASO

Detection of document fraud, Miaritis Evangelos, Police Lieutenant, Counterfeit Expert and False Documents Specialist, Hellenic Police HQ

The SPOC system, Nuno Ponte, Technical advisor, Portugal

The use of smartphone applications to detect document fraud, Ass. Prof. Evangelos Sakkopoulos, University of Pireaus, Greece

Detection of document fraud using mobile solutions, Rein Süld, SMIT, Estonia


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