Austrian Times RSS FeedsLike the Austrian Times Facebook page!Follow us on Twitter!


Events for March
M T W T F S S
23 24 25 26 27 28 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
Add your event FREE

Today

Videos


BurgKino

Pub Quiz everyTuesday at Johnny's Pub

Popular in Austria


Cosmo&Nanu

Schoolgirl gets jail for fake school ID

An Austrian court has made an example of a schoolgirl aged 16 who faked her ID - slapping her with a one month jail sentence suspended for 3 years.

Passing sentence the court in Klagenfurt said that the forging of the ID was not something to be taken lightly and was a very serious offence which needed to be punished accordingly – and a message sent to others that might be considering doing the same.

The court also urged schools to make children aware of the serious nature of forging IDs often carried out to allow them to gain access to clubs or to buy drinks in bars which they might not otherwise be allowed to do.

The 16-year-old had inserted her own photograph into the school pass of a different student making her seem older than she really was.

Alfred Pasterk said students should be aware that they could be punished with up to 2 years in jail forging their identity cards. The schoolgirl's parents will also have to pay.

Sentencing the judge who is also a member of the Carinthian education added that he was aware IDs were widely in use in order to gain advantages but that such forgeries were not to be taken lightly.

In Austria school ID cards handed out by the schools themselves, and all of them have different formats making forgery much harder to detect.

Austrian Times


Are you on Facebook? Like the Austrian Times on Facebook and win great prizes!


Cosmo and Nanu
ORF Watch

Tag cloud:
punished  court  advantages  Pasterk  forgery  sentence  student  cards  older  schools  forging  Austrian  gain  harder  Alfred  schoolgirl  fake  formats  Sentencing  parents

Latest News

 

Semmering Offers 50% Discount To Selected Heroes
The Magic Mountain Semmering will hold two Weeks of Heroes from 1st to 14th March as Panhans Holding Group says thank you to safety and well-being volunteers and professionals.

Skier Survived Almost Two Hours Buried Alive
A skier had a miracle escape after being buried under two metres of snow for nearly two hours during an avalanche in Austria, it was revealed last night.

Puppies Found Stuffed Inside Suitcase In Back Of Van
A litter of puppies destined for a dog farm was rescued after being found stuffed inside suitcases in the back of a van.

Kangaroo That Hopped It Spotted In Garden
Austrian police investigating reports of an escaped kangaroo have been given concrete proof after a local woman managed to photograph the animal in her back garden.

First Images Of Eurovision Stage
These are the first images of the design for the Eurovision Song Contest stage unveiled in the Austrian capital Vienna which is the home of last year's winner Conchita Wurst.

Russian Mafia Boss Nabbed At Vienna Railway Station
A Russian mobster wanted for a string of brutal murders was arrested in the gentile Austrian capital Vienna when commandos swooped as he went to buy a train ticket.

Teen Girls Arrested After Offering Themselves To IS Fighters
Austrian officials who recently cracked down on terrorism by arresting several people believed to be recruiting and fundraising for ISIS have revealed two more teenage girls tried to leave the country to marry terrorist fighters.

Ebola's deadly reach impacts Vienna student
Austria has yet to record its first case of Ebola, but the feared virus has already had a severe impact on the lives of Africans living in Vienna.

Grigorij Sokolov Works His Magic At Vienna Konzerthaus
Whilst the world-famous Wizard of Oz played at the Volksoper, there was another Wizard in the Konzerthaus giving his 16th performance in Vienna!

Penelope Cruz To Play The Ice Cream Killer
The memoirs of the woman dubbed the Ice Cream Killer after she shot dead two ex-lovers before hacking the bodies up with a chainsaw and telling neighbours the noise was a new ice cream machine are due to be turned into a blockbuster with Penelope Cruz playing the lead role.

 


Mala Vrata

The most popular stories –
last 7 days



Don't moan alone, the Ombudsman Investigates.

Why suffer in silence. Let off steam by letting our readers share your troubles. File your complaints about anything and everything here.

Our ombudsman David Rogers will try and help solve some of the problems from lazy civil servants through to incompetent companies – and at the very least the worst transgressors will end up in our weekly special report.


Austrian Zimmers