The European Commission is stepping up its efforts to curb document fraud by improving and unifying the ID characteristics of the Member States via a two-year campaign that will phase out documents that do not contain biometric data.
An estimated 80 million Europeans currently possess non-biometric ID cards that can easily be copied or compromised. Brussels hopes to curb the use of fraudulent documents that can be used by terrorists and criminals after the outbreak of the migration crisis in 20...


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