Police uncover document-forging workshop in Ilioupolis, arrest one

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Police uncover document-forging workshop in Ilioupolis, arrest one

A fully equipped workshop for producing fake travel documents was found in the Athens district of Ilioupolis, by police from the Attica Security Department Against Organised Crime and Human Trafficking.

A 50-year-old Albanian national was arrested and charged with forgery, fencing, possession of the travel documents of third parties and violations of weapons law.

The suspect was arrested outside his home in Ilioupolis, carrying an envelope with three Greek IDs, one Greek passport, an Albanian driving licence, a Greek residence permit and three Greek driving licences that he intended to sell, as well as 4,040 euros.

Inside his house, police found a fully equipped workshop for forging documents, as well as quantities of identification and travel documents of various countries, driving licences and other documents, in addition to a CZ revolver and 55 rounds of ammunition.

The suspect was led before an Athens public prosecutor and found to have pending arrest warrants for similar offences.




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