"Fake ID use is nothing new, but police in Western Massachusetts say they've become so sophisticated that spotting a fake is nearly impossible with just the naked eye.
It used to be possible to detect a fake ID by just looking at it or touching it, but those days are over.
Fake IDs are becoming more advanced as they're now being made with the security features that used to set real IDs apart from the fake ones.
Fake IDs are now coming equipped with microprinting and holograms.
Spirit Haus Manager Jon Alix showed the 22News I-Team how convincing fake IDs have become and explained how quickly they're being made.
"Like Maine released theirs in July or so, and maybe a month or two after you see these fake ones," Alix said.
Police and liquor stores are arming themselves with high-end technology to keep up called "Advanced ID Detection." Within seconds, it can detect a fake ID."