Decipherment of an Obliterated Vehicle Identification Number

    Volume 41, Issue 1 (January 1996)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 3


    Srinivasan, GJ
    Reader and Assistant Director (Physics); and Scientific Assistant, Forensic Sciences Department, Mylapore, Madras,

    Thirunavukkarasu, G
    Reader and Assistant Director (Physics); and Scientific Assistant, Forensic Sciences Department, Mylapore, Madras,

    (Received 8 March 1995; accepted 15 May 1995)

    Abstract

    A case illustrating a novel method adopted by a criminal to conceal the act of tampering with the identification number on a vehicle chassis, and how microscopical study replaced the usual etching techniques in establishing the true identity of the stolen vehicle is described.


    Paper ID: JFS13917J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13917J

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    Title Decipherment of an Obliterated Vehicle Identification Number
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