The envelope please… Why inspecting the envelope is an important part of fraud detection

In light of the changes associated with COVID-19 and the rapidly increasing digital age, the need for paper documents is dwindling. However, the paper transcript and diploma are still often required and can be necessary when trying to verify the authenti

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Common document forensic features and tools to spot them

Educational documents are valuable credentials. Academic institutions invest in ways to protect them from being forged by incorporating security features into the document. Learning what security features are available and keeping a record of the feature

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Tips for building document verification expertise

Besides forensic features on paper documents, there are several red flags that may give away a potential fraud. When we talk about red flags, we don’t mean that the flags themselves prove the document is fake. It’s merely a piece of information that shou

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Is online verification the answer?

Well, it depends on the question. It’s true that online verification takes away the delay, the frustration and the uncertainty of sending a request for verification by mail to a country where people don’t have a whole lot of confidence in their postal sy

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Cruel. Irresponsible. Senseless.

The July 6, 2020, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) proposed Temporary Final Rule on elimination of exemptions for international students taking online classes due to the pandemic is beyond compr

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