Travel Document Forgery Syndicate Busted

4 March 2007
Penang

16 Myanmar nationals were arrested in two separate raids on Friday night, effectively busting a travel document forgery syndicate operating in the area.

Six suspects were caught in the first raid at 9pm at a cafe in Bayan Baru. Fake Kuala Lumpur International Airport passes and fake Singapore and Thai travel documents were seized.

Two shoplots in front of the Bukit Jambul Shopping Centre were raided, where the rest of the suspects were arrested. Six Myanmar passports, a lamination machine, computers and a scanner were seized.

The Star Online – Dept smashes passport forgery ring
<URL:http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2007/3/4/nation/17043264&sec=nation>

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