After investigations into the environment, the Italian police assassin of the Berlin Christmas market arrested three suspected forgers in the Naples area.
Law enforcement accuses the suspects of forging Italian passports and aiding and abetting illegal immigration. This was announced by the police in Naples on Thursday.
A fourth alleged perpetrator was arrested by European arrest warrant in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
According to the suspects, the investigators came from Ghana, Senegal and Guinea through investigations after the Terrorist attack on the Berlin Christmas market in 2016 by Anis Amri on the trail. This had benefited from the machinations of the criminal gang to forge identity papers.
As a result, two printing works in Naples got into trouble visor of the investigatorsin which the forged documents were produced.
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Police also screened about 70 people, mostly Tunisian and Central African nationals residing in Italy, who are said to have had ties to the gang, the statement said.
The investigations are part of a larger operation against criminal organizations, during which a total of 19 people were arrested and 100 searches were carried out in Italy. (dpa)