09:10-09:45Identity documents counterfeiting vs. banknotes counterfeiting – Similarities, differences and trends
Identity documents and currency are widely accepted to belong to two parallel worlds within the realm of security. When it comes to counterfeiting, we will examine the points where the borders between the two areas become blurred and where they differ completely. Analysis will be carried out in terms of counterfeiters’ profiles, counterfeit users and anti-counterfeiting actions.
Fabrice Capiez Counterfeits Unit Manager Banque de France __ France
Frédéric Herry Head of 'Analyse de Documents' Expertise Unit Institut de Recherche Criminelle de la Gendarmerie Nationale (IRCGN) __ France
10:55-11:15Banco de México currency journey over the last three years and near future
The presentation will cover Banco de México’s currency journey over the last three years, with a new printing facility, new reserve vault, a new banknote series and commemorative banknote, one of two lines of production replaced in the México City’s printing facility, as well as the unexpected increase in demand for banknotes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alejandro Alegre General Director of Currency Issuance and Main Cashier Bank of Mexico __ Mexico
11:35-11:55The fight against euro counterfeiting in France
The presentation will introduce the French National Counterfeit Office and the evolution of counterfeiting in 2021 (offset, movie money...), reviewing one or two cases the French National Counterfeit Office recently managed.
Tangi Olier Head of the Counterfeit Department Service of Information, Intelligence and Strategic Analysis on Organised Crime, French National Counterfeit Office __ France
15:50-16:10The latest in counterfeiting technologies
Why does a counterfeiter simulate certain banknote security features? This presentation will cover the simulation of security features in U.S. currency, along with the perspective of a counterfeiter responsible for manufacturing and successfully passing hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Julia Barker Document Analyst Criminal Investigative Division (CID), Counterfeit Forensic Division __ United States of America