Bahamas Airport Opens Fraud Detection Lab

27 October 2010 (Last Updated October 27th, 2010 18:30)

Sir Lynden Pindling International Airport in the Bahamas has opened a new advanced computer laboratory with software to determine the authenticity of travel documents. The document imaging software suite (DISS) computer lab launched at the airport was presented to the Bahamian Governmen

Sir Lynden Pindling International Airport in the Bahamas has opened a new advanced computer laboratory with software to determine the authenticity of travel documents.

The document imaging software suite (DISS) computer lab launched at the airport was presented to the Bahamian Government by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

The DISS also includes equipment such as decoders, an e-passport reader, scanners, video and photo cameras, microscopes, computers and printers.

The new lab is part of an IOM regional border management and enhanced security project that also includes the Dominican Republic, according to The Tribune.