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Government department to access DNA database in bid to close 'fake dads' paternity loophole

DWP has asked police chiefs to agree to allow it access so they can stop fathers evading their responsibilities.

An estimated 20 to 40 incidents of parentage fraud are investigated each year

An estimated 20 to 40 incidents of parentage fraud are investigated each year

Date - 13th January 2017
By - John Toner - Police Oracle
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A government department has asked for permission to access the national DNA database (NDNAD) so it can clamp down on paternity test fraud. The Department for Work and Pensions has approached the National Police Chiefs Council and...
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