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by Paul Kerstein

Master Forger Jailed for Fraud

Oct 14, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

A forger with 130 identities and almost 500 bank accounts was sentencedto five and a half years of jail for committing fraud. The Telegraphreports that Kanagaratnam Ganan, a Sri Lankan who became a Britishcitizen, was the ringleader with two other Sri Lankans who used forgedpassports and utility bills to build up credit on fake accounts.Prosecutor Stephen John told the court that the purpose of the schemewas to amass large sums of money at the expense of banks, buildingsocieties, credit companies and others. Read more.

By Paul L. Kerstein