Fake passport seller charged

Man charged with assisting persons in entering and leaving Malta illegally

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A 32-year-old man from Somalia has been charged with selling several fake passports.

Mohamed Said Ahmed pleaded not guilty before magistrate Donatella Frendo Dimech this morning.

In a statement released yesterday, the police said that the man had been arrested as a suspected mastermind in the sale of several fake passports and residence permits.

These documents were being used by third parties.

Ahmed was arrested on Tuesday after a raid on his home in Marsaskala. Police found several false documents and stolen documents.

Bail was not requested.

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