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  8/20/2012, Elul 2, 5772

Eritrean in Tel Aviv Suspected of Forging Permits

The Lahav 433 unit of the police announced, Monday, that it has arrested a 29-year-old Eritrean living in Tel Aviv on suspicion of forging dozens of work and residence permits for foreign nationals, most of them Eritreans. A search of the suspect's home resulted in the seizure of money, computers, telephones and a permit which was forged for a relative.

The suspect is scheduled to appear, Monday, in the Rishon Letzion Magistrates Court for a remand hearing. Additional arrests are expected as a result of the undercover operation.