Fake identification documents are moving around just like a real thing evolving and no one can really distinguish between a fake ID and a real ID. Due to the advancement in technologies such as the use of software’s for photo editing and high quality printings, creation of fake ID has become much simpler as compared to the old days. As the crimes regarding creation of fake ID is increasing day by day certain laws are also introduced for crime against these ID, which are being punished in a severe manner. Every state in the country has laws against fake ID but punishment can vary from state to state.
Fake Ids may be known as forming a fake identification by the altered information to establish a false identity of a person. A fake Id can be created now a day by many ways such as taking your photograph and printing it on someone’s license, and thus acting as an ID proof for yourself. Hence it is a fake Id because these licenses are issued by the government agency and the license that will be created by you will be fraudulent and illegal at the same time.
Penalties in case found the inappropriate use of id
As there are many laws that can be put upon on carrying of false identity and not only laws sometimes the person is entitled to penalties also. In most cases where a person carries a false identity it is termed to be as misdemeanor offence. The punishment to this may vary according the motive of carrying the ID. The fake ID maker can be subject to following penalties:
- If found guilty for being associated in a false Id crime you may be in jail. A misdemeanor crime can bring up the maker to the jail for a year or about 90 days according to the crime committed by him and according to the state. A felony Id offence may result for an imprisonment of a year or more incarceration, and sometimes to 10 years.
- Fines are a very common punishment for the crimes of fake ID, but the amount of penalty varies differently to different state and the type of crime committed. First time fake Id crime may lead to a penalty of about 1000 dollars or more but if the crime is of less damage then it may be up to 500 dollars. Felony offences can lead to fine up to 100000 dollars.
- Probation is the other punishment for the fake ID maker. When a probation statement is given to the Id maker the judge orders him to comply with some conditions for a specific period of time such as 12 months or even more. These conditions include giving a regular update to the probation officer about leaving the town, or not being associated with all other known criminals, to maintain an employment after paying all the required fines.
Making fake id can be taken as a pleasure task but it’s after effect can be risky if used for misconducting or abusing anyone.