NY driver's license

21 People Indicted For Connection To Commercial Driver’s License Cheating Conspiracy

In Albany, NY, 21 people were indicted for cheating on their driver’s license exam.  The defendants were accused of paying thousands of dollars to people for them to take their Commercial Driver’s License written exams.

Charges include offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree (class E felony) and false statements, alteration of records, or substitution in connection with an examination (misdemeanor).  To read the full article, click this link from VINNews.com.

Wanted man trieds to use fake id

Wanted man tries to cash in casino winnings with fake ID

Ray Maestas attempted to cash in his winnings at a casino using a fake ID.  Maestas had three separate felony warrants out for his arrest, and will finally face trial on Saturday morning.

Police were finally able to put Maestas behind bars by scanning his driver’s license and discovering it was fake.  Police immediately ran several background checks on Maestas, and discovered his past criminal history.  It was also reported that Ray Maestas also had a bag of morphine in powder form in his pocket when arrested.

Our ID scanning software helps protect organizations like this casino.  If interested, please feel free to give us a call at 504.434.0222.

To read more, please go to the Albuquerque KOB4 website.

 

Man Busted for Using Fake ID at Phone Store

Man uses a Fake ID to make a Phone Purchase

Another instance of retail fraud accompanied by a fake ID was reported in Canada last Sunday.  Police were called to a cellphone store on Holiday Drive Saturday afternoon when a Toronto man tried to purchase in iPhone using fraudulent identification.  This is a trend that we are seeing more and more often with people attempting to use a stolen credit card to purchase goods.

We warn all of our customers to please be vigilant about checking IDs upon checkout.  We are working diligently to reduce the amount of retail fraud that occurs through the US and Canada by equipping businesses with the ID scanning tools to identify fake IDs used in these types of transactions.  Luckily in this situation, the man was remanded, and will face criminal charges.

To read more, check out the article on the Brantford Expositor website.

SDK

SDK Version 5.49.0

We’ve released our newest version of our SDK via FTP access for our customers.  This new version has additional support for military IDs, common access cards, and new driver’s licenses.

Fake ID

For students who are not ’21 or over’

About one in every three college students is likely to own a fake identification card by the end of their sophomore year, according to a study published in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors in 2007.

 

 

 

 

Facial Recognition

Facial Recognition for WizzForms

WizzForms is now embedded with facial recognition, which will allow you to scan the image of the ID and save only the person’s face.  This feature is perfect for creating visitor badges!

 

 

WizzFroms Image Format Support

New Image Support for WizzForms

WizzForms now supports different image formats.  That means after capturing an ID’s image using our TT-800 or M-280 scanners, you can save the image as a .jpg, .png, .bmp, or .tiff file.

 

 

 

3M CR100 Passport/Document Reader

CR 100 Passport Reader

CR 100 Passport Reader

 

The 3M CR100 Reader is a standalone USB-connected device that will read any MRZ encrypted passport or document.  Combined with our WizzForms software, you can quickly scan any passport and collect information including name, gender, date of birth, and nationality.  We also provide an option to read any magnetic stripe or 1D barcode cards including loyalty and frequent flyer cards to provide you a complete and versatile solution.

 

 

 

iMag Pro II

iMag Pro II for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

The iMag Pro II is our newest magnetic stripe reader for the latest Apple products.  With this device, you can read credit cards, signature debit cards, gift cards, loyalty cards, driver’s licenses, and ID badges.  This device work perfectly with our UniScan Mobile App and we also have a SDK available for you to build your own mobile applications.

 

 

 

 

Ohio Real ID

Ohio Refuses to Enforce REAL ID Standards







In April, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reportedly will begin enforcing the REAL ID Act, a measure requiring Americans to produce federal government-approved identification upon demand.  In order to ensure that all Americans carry the national ID card, the REAL ID Act establishes standards for driver’s licenses that must be met by states.  However, Ohio has now backed out of the REAL ID program.