Fake ID wins reporter admittance everywhere
Monday 24 September 2012
A reporter for news website nu.nl was able to use fake German ID to access a wide range of Dutch government institutions, including parliament and the offices of the AIVD security service.
Brenno de Winter spent nine months using the fake card and was even able to enter the royal palace on the Dam in Amsterdam during a banquet, the website said.
He was also able to use the card as ID to vote in the general election earlier this month and visit the European parliament and a number of regional police stations. The card was not refused anywhere, nu.nl said.
MPs have asked justice and security minister Ivo Opstelten to make a statement about the lax security.
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