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Forgery ring detained in Beirut over fake degrees

  • The Lebanese University campus in Hadath, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir )

BEIRUT: Beirut’s State Security Friday detained a suspected forgery ring accused of producing fake university degrees, a statement from the security agency said.

The degrees were forged in a professional manner and mistakenly certified by the Education Ministry and Foreign Ministry, the statement said.

The group is comprised of four Lebanese nationals identified by their initials, A.D., H.A., A.B. and A.A.

The four detainees were referred to the judiciary.

 
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