Forged Signatures; a common occurrence

Forged Signatures; a common occurrence

Forensic Document Examiners are retained for their expertise in many areas.  However, signature comparisons are requested more often than other types of analysis.  As you can imagine, signature forgeries are very common, causing tremendous financial losses. What is...
Falsifying Documents As Part of a Bigger Scheme

Falsifying Documents As Part of a Bigger Scheme

Falsifying documents can lead to serious legal charges.  Forging documents with the intention to defraud an organization or individual is often classified as a white-collar crime. This type of crime covers a wide spectrum of activities and is often charged as a...
5 Fascinating, Famous Document Forgeries

5 Fascinating, Famous Document Forgeries

One principle of handwriting comparisons is handwriting is unique to each person. Because of the individualizing features of each writer, evidence of forgeries is normally present for a document examiner to use to uncover such fabrications. Keep reading to learn the...
Minimizing Signature Forgeries

Minimizing Signature Forgeries

Signature forgeries are the most common type of issue clients present to the signature expert they hire. Many of the involved signatures are abbreviated and lack a few or many of  the individual letters in the name. It is common for people signing their name...
Mortgage Documents

Mortgage Documents

In the recent past, mortgage fraud was a frequent topic in the media and remains a concern of many home owners. Although there were many instances of mortgage fraud in the past, every case submitted to a handwriting expert must obviously stand on its own merits and...