"The ministry has also ordered a serious investigation and crackdowns on the selling and purchasing of fake IDs."
Beijing, July 12 - Police in China have found 271,000 fake ID records, all of which have been nullified, the ministry of public security said Saturday.

A total of 149 cases of counterfeiting and selling fake ID cards have been solved and 46 members of the police force have been punished for involvement, Xinhua cited the ministry as saying.

Cases of officials and Communist Party of China (CPC) members having two or more ID registrations should be reported to local CPC disciplinary and organisation authorities, the ministry said.

Last year, China found and nullified 790,000 fake IDs.

The ministry has also ordered a serious investigation and crackdowns on the selling and purchasing of fake IDs.

By the end of this year, a system to check ID information through image matching technology will be set up across the country, the ministry added.


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