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IDs are very very important to define the real identity of a person. These IDs might not be very important during the reign of queens and kings back to many 100s years ago but in this era, you can not afford to even lose them. Being so important, some people even use a fake one and if you are wondering what is a fake ID and why would someone use that, then don’t worry as this piece of writing got every answer. But first thing first, let’s see what is an ID :

What is an ID

Identity documents, also known as IDs are the document issued by the government to prove the identity of the person. If you are wondering what is an ID card, then it is an identity document that is issued in the form of a small card (can be the size of your credit card). Documents like your passport, Green card or other documents are known as identity documents.

When it comes to IDs of different countries then some counties provide the formal IDs and there is some nation that provides informal IDs and identity verification is done through the regional identification.

What is a Fake ID

Just as the term suggests, a fake ID is an identity document that is not genuine. It is illegal in maximum countries and is done by Identity document forgery. The fake IDs are made through this process which includes copying the identity documents issued by the government body and then creating a new one out of it with some of the different details or simply modifying it which is done by the person who is not authorized to do this ID creation or modification which makes this practice illegal as only the authorities of the government assigned to do this job can indulge in this practice. There are also several types of Fake IDs which are defined below.

Types of fake IDs

There are mainly three different types of fake IDs

Borrowed IDs

These are the most commonly used novelty IDs. in fact according to data, it is believed that almost 95% of cases of fake ID usage is through this particular type of ID. there are few things/services which are restricted by few nations like cigarettes which can only be bought through an id of a person after a certain age limit. Many under-aged kids steal the IDs of their parents or borrow it from a friend to buy these products or services.
It is quite simple to spot the borrowed ids and that is by matching the person’s face and the picture on the ID, or paying attention to the physical feature of the person as they can tell you if the person is under-aged or not.

Created Fake ID

Due to scientific advancement, it is possible to create novelty ID cards. It just look so similar to the real ones that it is very hard to spot the difference. These cards are having no legal record and have the exact signs and symbols as the legal one has. To spot these types of id the very first thing to spot should be the flexibility of the card. The fake ID card will not be rigid and will be easy to bend and the other thing could be the edges which will be sharp in the case of a fake one.

Altered IDs

These are hard to find as the new IDs are coming with a better quality of prints which can not be altered. In the old times when the IDs were not of good quality, they could easily be altered. These IDs are not easy to spot as you have to focus on even small details to spot any difference.
While mentioning technology it is a big thanks to the science that there are many scannable ids also which are next to impossible to copy and use it for illegal activities as they come with a string strong security layers.
Fake IDs always invite trouble, as a result, it is never recommended to use one. If you are wondering how can these IDs bring any risk then here is the answer.

Buying alcohol using Fake IDs

Just as mentioned above, some places require IDs or a citizen who is not underaged and kids who are not able to get it through their ID cards to buy it from a fake one. Almost 60% of college-going students admitted to drinking alcohol and it is obvious that they are getting it through some source which is not their under-aged IDs.
Consuming alcohol is not unhealthy for such a young age but is also not good for their mental and physiological growth. Many people even get arrested due to this false practice but often take this lightly and try to commit this activity again. The role of good parents comes here who should be extremely careful whether their son or daughter has access to fake identity documents or not.

Academics loss

It is obvious that if the student is using a Fake Id he or she is using for something which is not legal or which is not correct in terms of their age. That means doing so, they are neglecting their student life aka academics and are getting indulged in fakes activities. Students being the future of mankind shouldn’t get indulged in such things and it is the duty of parents and the college to take strict action against such students.
Students often tend to lose their scores in academics and end up falling into the world of illegal activities which is dense enough to engulf anyone forever. That’s why our young blood should be kept from the fake id far away so that they can be self-destructive enough to implement this idea.
Talking about college actions, many colleges are having specific rules and regulations for students who use fake Identity. The rules are so strict that they even can suspend the student from the academic institute.
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