Originally Posted by liam_995
....heck, I could just send 3 forms of ID with my signature on it and my home phone #, sign it, fax it to my local rep - and he could have it verified in no time - now that he has replied to my email! Five minutes talking on the phone will give him just as much info as if we met in person...).
Meeting someone in person and physically being able to handle Government Issued Photo ID eliminates the possibility that you are using someone elses documents 100%.
I could easily send 3 pices of ID from on of my buddies, claim they are mine, by fax. The Verifyer on the other end would have no way of knowing if they were actually mine. I could even lie over the phone or get the same buddy to talk for me.
There just isn't a subsitute for face to face verification.