Birth Certificate Fraud (HHS March 1988 Report)

“Birth Certificate Fraud”

by Inspector General Richard Kusserow

 

 

“In 1976, the Federal Advisory Committee on False Identification (FACFI) of the Justice Department pointed out that false identification was a serious problem. In 1984, the Task Force on Criminal Implications of False Identification, sponsored by Laws at Work (LAW), a national citizen’s association interested in law enforcement issues, endorsed a broad range of proposed actions including a national review of birth certificate systems and practices. This inspection is a further study of this problem.

 
The purpose of the inspection was to: 1) identify vulnerabilities to fraud in birth certificate forms and issuance procedures and in procedures of user agencies which receive birth certificates as documentation; and 2) describe best practices among State and local jurisdictions to remove or minimize these vulnerabilities.”

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