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forgery

A counterfeit signature or instrument.A forged deed is void and gives no rights, even to innocent purchasers for value. If title insurance was purchased by an owner, however, that owner may make a claim for compensation,or the title insurance company may take steps to buy out any competing claims.

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He said Kabere had tried to use forgeries to have him transfer the piece of land.
Zhou, "Detecting Copy-move Forgeries in Images Based on DCT and Main Transfer Vectors," KSII Transactions on Internet & Information Systems, vol.
'The 286 responses received from banks in 2017 cited 26,182 cases of fraud and forgeries which is 56.30% higher compared to 16,751 cases reported in 2016.
Furthermore, a counterfeiter applies various postprocessing operations such as blurring, edge smoothing, and noise to remove the visual traces of image forgeries. An example of copy-move forgery is shown in Figure 1.
With the existence of Forgeries, issues of humanity and mortality are woven strongly into the plot.
In this paper, we propose a simple yet efficient method based on consistency of correlation coefficients of gray values (CCCoGV for short in the following text) to distinguish inter-frame forgeries from original videos.
Lang said he did not understand why art collectors like him should be punished for forgeries.
One approach to identifying copy-move forgeries involves partitioning the image into segments so that a single segment fully contains an object, and the segment is relatively homogeneous.
Keurajian, an attorney who has written other works on collecting sports autographs, offers guidelines on building a collection of authentic baseball autographs and spotting forgeries. He reviews media to collect, such as baseball cards, signed baseballs, letters and postcards, and memorabilia from famous games, and explains how to identify forgeries and how to find and authenticate signatures, offering insight on the auction process and the black market.
He said the police believed the organization running the passport forgery operation was based in Iran, but used Thailand as the site for actually making the forgeries.
Romania's National Anti-Corruption Department (DNA) announced, on 16 July, that proceedings were launched for a new offence of forgery and the use of forgeries that resulted in Severin illegally obtaining 436,663.
For the connoisseur, detecting a copy from an original is a problem related to distinguishing forgeries. Around 1621 Giulio Mancini wrote that the paintbrush was the most revealing indicator as to who had produced a painting.