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U.S. Passports still vulnerable to fraud…

Posted on 31 July 2010

Posing as someone else and using fake birth certificates and driver’s licenses to get a U.S. passport can still work, says USA Today. For the second time in two years, government investigators exposed a gaping hole in the country’s security by deliberating using fraudulent material to obtain passports. The investigation by the Government Accountability Office, detailed on Capitol Hill on Thursday, demonstrates that the State Department’s system for issuing passports remains vulnerable to fraud, says the paper.

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