How to send a verification letter

In previous posts, we’ve mentioned that it is best to contact the issuing institution for verification if you have doubts about a document. In some countries, this process is relatively simple and quick. In other countries, however, there may be some cha

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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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Tallin University revokes degree due to plagiarized thesis (Estonia)

Tallin University Academic Committee voted to revoke the bachelor's degree of an Estonian politician, Rainer Vakra, upon establishing that his thesis was largely plagiarized. According to administrative practices at Estonian universities, graduates are a

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An Evaluator’s Chat with the High School Journalists Who Unmasked a Fake Ph.D.

The large, decorative script reads “Corllins University has conferred on Amy Lynne Robertson the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in English (Magna Cum Laude) and all the rights and privileges thereunto appertaining.” Dr. Robertson has, on paper, an ideal

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