Five Country Conference, interoperability

Five Country Conference increases interoperability

NEW ZEALAND: Fingerprints catch out immigration fraudster (TV NZ)

[Immigration New Zealand] found that her fingerprints matched those of a person who had entered Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom using different names.

INZ says landmark cooperation between authorities in all four countries resulted in the successful prosecution.

INZ’s Identity Services manager Jacqui Martin says this is the first time evidence like fingerprints gathered as a result of cooperation under the Five Countries Conference (FCC) has been used in a prosecution for immigration fraud.

Score one for the Five Country Conference.

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