Articles tagged “interpol”

Fewer Than 10 Countries Check Passports Against Database of Lost, Stolen Documents

Fewer Than 10 Countries Check Passports Against Database of Lost, Stolen Documents

Cara Anna, Associated Press

Malaysia Airline's missing plane has brought light to the underground market of lost and stolen passports and how little airlines and airports do to verify passports before allowing passengers onboard. Expect more airlines to start checking passports against Interpol's database.

5 years ago

Interpol Says Its Database Is Not To Blame for False Passports Onboard MH370

Interpol Says Its Database Is Not To Blame for False Passports Onboard MH370

Associated Press

False passports onboard the missing Malaysia flight have brought to light the issue of stolen passports and the underground market that thrives on their geopolitical importance.

6 years ago

Malaysian Authorities Confirm Identity of One Passport Thief on Missing Flight

Malaysian Authorities Confirm Identity of One Passport Thief on Missing Flight

Barbara Demick and Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times

We're still in the realm of speculation here, but identification of one previously unknown person is a good step forward.

6 years ago