34 held for selling bogus Chinese IDsJune 1st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) Thirtyfour people have been held in China’s Fujian province on charges of selling fake identification certificates to Chinese seeking to cross the border illegally, authorities here said.
The arrests were made during a swoop on a suspected hideout by over 200 public security officers from the provincial capital Fuzhou, Beijing and Zhejiang and Guangdong provinces May 16, China Daily reported.
“It could be the biggest illegal border-crossing operation discovered in our province this year,” said Zhang Jie, an official.
Officers seized 217 counterfeit seals of government administrations at various levels, 206 fake certificates, including passports, visas and bankbooks, 11 computers and 24 mobile phones.
The case is still under investigation.
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