Kosovo police bust forged EU documents ring
(PRISTINA) - Kosovo police said Wednesday they had smashed a counterfeit ring that was producing thousands of forged documents, including passports of European Union countries, visas and driving licenses.
The ring was operating throughout Kosovo, police said in a press release, adding that they raided three locations in Pristina and north and west Kosovo, uncovering "a laboratory where allegedly forged documents were produced."
"Thousands of forged documents, including passports from Slovenia, Finland, The Czech Republic and Germany," were confiscated.
"The group also allegedly forged the seals of various international airports," the press release said.
Nine people, including two minors, were arrested. The adults were ordered held for 48 hours, while the two minors were released, they said.
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