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Alarm at sale of fake ID papers on social media

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by NADEEM BADSHAH PLATFORMS URGED TO STOP VULNERABLE ASYLUM SEEKERS AND REFUGEES FROM BEING EXPLOITED MIGRANTS are being targeted by fraudsters selling fake British passports on Facebook, an East­ern Eye investigation has found. Criminals are openly selling bogus travel documents and ID cards on the social media website for between £800 and £2,600. One seller wrote he was part of a group of “IT professionals and database technicians that are specialised in the production of passport, license, ID cards, birth certificates, diplomas” and has produced the documents for peo­ple in over 170 countries. He wrote: “We are unique pro­ducers of authentic…

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