A total of 34 persons arrested for presenting fake travel docuements to travel abroad

A total of 34 individuals, 20 men and 14 women aged between 18 and 47, were arrested at Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” in the period from August 26 to August 31 for possessing fake travel documents.

The suspects presented fake documents allegedly issued by the authorities of Italy, Spain, France, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Japan, Belgium, Romania, Congo, Sweden, Mexico, Brazil and Australia to travel to Germany, Belgium, Italy, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands.

The fake documents were confiscated and the suspects were sent before a Heraklion public prosecutor.