State-of-the-art fraud detection lab opens at airport

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October 24, 2010

THE Bahamas Immigration Department at the Sir Lynden Pindling International Airport is now in possession of a new computer laboratory and software to better determine the veracity of travel documents.

The Document Imaging Software Suite (DISS) computer lab was presented to the Bahamian government by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

The travel document and fraud detection lab - only the second of its kind in the Caribbean region - also includes equipment such as decoders, an e-passport reader, software, scanners, video and photo cameras, microscopes, computers and printers.

The new lab is part of an IOM regional border management and enhanced security project that includes the ...

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News date : 10/24/2010    Category : Tribune Stories

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