Spotting a Forged Signature can Save you the Grief of Identity Theft, Bank Fraud, Forged Wills, Fraud in Business dealings. You Don't need to be a Lawyer or Police Graduate to figure out if Your Signature is being used for Criminal Activity. Look for Erratic unconnected lines, such as anxiety and nerves. - if the Signature is Longer or Shorter than Your Own Original. Hold the Signature up against the light - look for remnants of the Original and Get a Magnifying Glass and look at the T, I and J and if they are Written or Printed. Look for Smudges, Erase Marks or Small Tears in the Paper can Point to a Forgery.
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WARNING:Printing Over a Signature or Signatures on a Contract or any Document of Importance is Illegal, and the Consequences are Very Serious and are Punishable by Civil and Criminal Penalities. DON'T DO IT!
This is for Educational Purposes only. If You Receive a Document Like this with Your Name and Signature on it:
Contact the Police
Get a Good Attorney
Hire a Good Document Examiner
Printing Over a Signature by Photo Copier is where You can either Freehand the Signature or "Trace" Over an Obtained Signature on Blank Paper using a Light Box or Window Light.
The Fake Signature is Placed into the Copier Feed Tray and then Going to the Saved Document and Pulling it up and then Hit Print to Print the already Created Document.
The Signature on the Blank Paper is Fed into the Tray - and You Press the Print Butten - Now - You Have Instant Signature that Looks very Real on the Document.
Problem is ... It is a FAKE! It is a Fraudulent Document. This Manipulation of a Copier.
Is the Signature Real? Auto Pen Photo, June 13, 2011, Bob Olding, President of Damilic Corp., Manufacturer of Automatic Signing Machines that can Replicate Authentic Signatures. Comparable Machines that are Now Being Used by Unscrupulous Criminal Operations such as Mortgage Lenders for the Wrong Reason, such as Robo Signers. These Machines are Actually Intended for Celebrity Autographs, but Criminals are using this kind of Technology to Steal and Forge Individuals Signature for Illegal Foreclosures and to Steal from Unsuspecting Victims of Foreclosure Fraud.A Machine Can Forge Your Signature
A Genuine Signature is one of the Most Complex Problems to Determine. The only Way to be sure that Your Signature will Stay Genuine or Authentic is to Sign in Front of them and You See the Other Person Sign in Front of You. There are Several Ways that a FAKE Signature can be Produced.
The First is the AUTO PEN. A Machine that can Sign Your Name or of Anyone. Another Way is for Someone else as an Example is a Secretary that Signs for a Boss, Supervisor, Aunt, Uncle, Mom or Dad to a Friend. Also, the use of a Rubber Stamp can be used or a Printed Signature that can Look Real.
The Auto Pen The Auto Pen is a Machine which can Sign a Signature or Autograph (which is the same thing) in Your Handwriting or Printing or Anyone's Handwriting. The Auto Pen was Developed in the Early Part of this Century but became Popular in the 1940's.
To Create an Auto Pen Signature is as Follows: You Sign Your Name once on a Sheet of Paper, and a Pattern ot Template is Created for the Machine at the Auto Pen Company. When the Template is Installed, the Auto Pen Machine is then able to Re-Create the Signature. The Item to be Signed is Inserted Under the Arm, the Motor is Turned on, and the Pen Moves According to the Matrix Design.
Signature that is Produced is Identical to the Individuals Own Signature. But Now - it Can be Produced at a Rate of Hundreds per Hour by Anyone or a Secretary that knows How to Use the Auto Pen Machine. Since the Resulting Signature is in the Handwriting of the Genuine Person or Celebrity and it is Drawn with an Actual Pen, the only Way to Tell if a Signature is an Auto Pen is to Compose it to a Known Sample of the Pattern.There are Several Ways to Tell You If You Suspect that a Signature is an Auto Pen. Look for these Signs. • A Shaky Signature Indicates Movement while the Machine is in Operation. • A Light Signature, Especially One that Does Not Have Variation in Pressure as seen by ab Indedendation in the Paper when Viewed in Proper Light. • Abrupt Pen Stops. • A "Drawn" Look to the Signature. Secretarial Signatures A Secretarial Signature is when a Secretary or Administrative Assistant Signs for a Person or "Boss" and Forges His or Her Name. These are Hard to Spot, since Most Secreatrys become very adapt at Signing that Signature. Many People Mistake this kind of Signature is for Real because it is usually on a Corporate Letter Head that Looks Oficial and it is Never Questioned.
Stamped and Printed Signatures Be Very Careful with Printed and Stamped Signatures. Printed Signatures can be Very Tricky. One Trick is to Tillt the Signature into an Oblique Light Source, Ink Signatures will usually Glow Purple, or at least a Color Difference will show from the Rest of the Image of the Signature. Stamped Signatures have a "Drawn" Look to them, and will Have Inconsistent Ink Distribution. Forgeries Detection of a Forgery is the same as the Detection of a Secretarial Signature. Forgers are often very Good at what they do and it may be Hard to determine the Work of a Professional. Forgers always Give themselves away by Neglecting Details that are Obvious. The Forger sometimes will write a Name Spelled Correctly but the Genuine Signature Can Have just one Letter that is Purposely Mis-Spelled.
Unless You are an Expert with enough Knowledge of what to Look for it Best for You to Hire a Professional. Experience is the Only Key to Determine what is a Genuine Signature. Forgeries Detection of a Forgery is the same as the Detection of a Secretarial Signature. Forgers are often very Good at what they do and it may be Hard to determine the Work of a Professional. Forgers always Give themselves away by Neglecting Details that are Obvious. The Forger sometimes will write a Name Spelled Correctly but the Genuine Signature Can Have just one Letter that is Purposely Mis-Spelled.
Unless You are an Expert with enough Knowledge of what to Look for it Best for You to Hire a Professional. Experience is the Only Key to Determine what is a Genuine Signature.