ID verification is an integral part for background verification process and the first step towards knowing a person. There have so many incidents of fake ID cards and identity theft, so it is always suggested to have the ID of the person checked before building trust. Media have been glaring incidents related to busting of gangs involved in create fake ID and Aadhaar cards. This is not just a risk related to fraudulent activities, but security as well.
According to a survey in 2015 Q1, identity theft in India accounted 77% of the total fraud cases registered. This figure rose to 85% in the market of financial products.