ISIS fake passport network broken up in Russia

Russia's FSB intelligence service announced Thursday that it had arrested 14 people suspected of belonging to an international network that produced fake passports and other documents for ISIS terrorists traveling between Syria and Russia. A special investigation unit of the interior ministry and the intelligence service arrested the suspects after a wide-ranging operation that collected enough evidence to put them on trial. The suspects were found to be in possession of large anmounts of printing plates, stamps and advanced means for producting fake documents. The suspects operated secretly by switching identities, addresses and cellular telephones as well as frequently using encryption programs.

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