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A Conversation with Playing Dead author Elizabeth Greenwood

Seth Ferranti | Posted 08.05.2016 | Home
Seth Ferranti

Elizabeth Greenwood, the author of Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud, a riveting new book, out August 9th, on Simon and Schuster knows a lot about how to fake your death. Considering that I faked my own suicide and became a member of the US Marshal's Top 15 Most Wanted Fugitive list I knew that Elizabeth and I had more than a little to talk about.

Cops Hilariously Troll Teen Looking For A Fake ID On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.25.2016 | Good News

One teen is super bad at trying to score a fake ID. Adam Earis, a 19-year-old from Canada, who goes by the handle 18K on Twitter, recently decided to ...

When a Lost Wallet Leads to Felony Arrest: Interview With Greenwich Police Sgt. Zuccerella

Katherine Du | Posted 10.01.2016 | Crime
Katherine Du

Fake IDs are a Class D Felony, states Sec. 53a-139 of the Connecticut Penal Code. Yet out of the 8720 arrests Greenwich Police Department has made in the past decade, only 247 individuals were charged with second or third degree forgery. Four juveniles out of the 247 were arrested for possession of fake licenses.

Iconic 'Afghan Girl' Target Of Fake ID Probe In Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.26.2015 | World

Sharbat Gula became the face of the struggles of Afghan refugees in Pakistan when she and her piercing green eyes landed on the cover of National Geog...

Teen Allegedly Offers Cop $15 To Buy Fake ID Back

Posted 07.30.2012 | Weird News

When a cop takes away your fake ID, what's an alcohol-desiring teen to do? One Florida woman's solution was allegedly to go capitalistic and try to...

Showing Your Facebook Page As Proof You're 21? UK Bouncers Say Why Not?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.04.2012 | Technology

Bouncers have long been known to check whether a person trying to enter a bar is of age in wide variety of ways. There's the "What's your address" que...

Chinese Fake IDs A 'Huge Gap' In Homeland Security

Posted 04.02.2012 | World

Whether you're a teenager looking to score booze or a terrorist trying to board a domestic flight, Chinese fake IDs may be just the solution for you, ...

Maryland Student Could Face Decades In Jail For Fake ID Ring

Posted 07.06.2011 | College

A University of Maryland student could face significant jail time for allegedly producing and selling fake IDs from his dorm room. The Diamondback...

Secretary Of State Worker Accused Of Taking Bribe For Fake License

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A woman at a Chicago branch of the Illinois Secretary of State was charged today with accepting $1,000 to create a fake driver's license. LaCalamita ...

UMich Students Caught In Fake ID Heist

The Michigan Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Two University students and one Michigan State University student have been charged in federal court after authorities intercepted a FedEx package fro...

That's Not "A Bingo!": UK Apologizes for Using Fake IDs During Inglourious Basterds Mission to Kill Nazi SS Chief

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martin Lewis

The British Government has issued a profuse apology to the German and Slovakian governments that two of Britain's special operatives during World War II used fake IDs in their successful mission to assassinate a Nazi SS chief.