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Introduction to the Examination of Altered Documents

Presented by Mike Wakshull

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Course Description

Length: 1h 9min    Published: 5/11/2017    
Forensic document examiners are often retained to determine whether a document has been altered. Alterations are made in many ways. The person making the alteration believes they are clever enough to avoid detection. Usually they leave traces of their misdeeds behind. This presentation offers an overview to attorneys to different types of alterations encountered by document examiners and methods of detecting the alterations. Topics covered include:

- Altered documents
- Deeds filed with the county recorder
- Alteration of a mortgage document
- Tools used by forensic document examiners to look for alterations
- Alteration of Computer generated documents
- Discovery of cut-and-paste signatures
- Alteration of medical records
- Alteration of email
- Is the Word document as purported?
- Examining signatures written on digital tablets

Learning Objectives
* Understand the impact fraudulent documents can have on a case
* Learn about fraudulent alterations with various types of legal documents
* Explore types of fraud on digital documents

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Presented By:

Mike Wakshull

Temecula, CA

(951) 252-4929

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