posted on Sep, 16 2003 @ 01:52 AM
The bestselling thriller The Day of the Jackal shockingly revealed how crooks used the birth certificates of dead babies to obtain fake passports.
Almost 32 years on, the loophole is being plugged... maybe.
It was long an open secret among mercenaries, smugglers and forgers, but in 1972 the staggering ease with which ne'er-do-wells could adopt a false
identity in the UK shocked the nation's law-abiding.
Yeah, I know. This information is old, but it still works. Just in case anyone has a use for it.