5,633 people arrested for travelling on fake documents in 2018

A total of 5,633 people were arrested in the first 10 months of 2018 while attempting to depart from Greek airports on fake travel documents, police said on Friday.

Most arrests took place at the international airports of Heraklio (Crete), Santorini, Thessaloniki and Athens.

Those arrested were sent to the prosecutor and their documents confiscated.