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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 26.02.10 | 14:59 (IST)

    "Various features of the people in the photographs, such as eye color or the line of a lip, were changed - slightly enough so as not arouse suspicion at passport control, but still enough that the real agent could not be recognized. " - Haaretz Nice try, but there are plenty of non-doctored photos of the persons involved in the possession of the Dubai police, and the intelligence agencies of the world. Large scale CCTV coverage has changed the game in many nations. So has the speed with which databases can be searched and mined. In the end the search for 'suspects' came down to looking for phony passports and tracking the images back to the CCTV coverage. The sort of thing that leaves James Bond, shaken, but not stirred. Magnus Frater Te Spectat!

    from the article: Haaretz probe: Dubai assassins' passport photos were doctored
    First published 07:51 26.02.10 | Last updated 23:43 26.02.10
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