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4 arrested for making fake dollars, documents in Zamboanga City

/ 07:29 PM September 08, 2011

PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines—Zamboanga City police authorities arrested four persons on Thursday afternoon for allegedly manufacturing bogus dollars and fake documents such as birth certificates and school records.

Senior Supt. Edwin de Ocampo, acting Zamboanga City police chief, said the four persons were arrested in Barangay Santa Catalina in Zamboanga City during a raid at their hideout around 4 p.m.

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“The four were caught manufacturing fake government documents. We recovered volumes of documents like NSO (National Statistic Office) documents, birth certificates, school records, NBI clearances and worst, fake passports for minors,” he said.

De Ocampo said the four suspects, whom he did not name yet, also yielded fake dollar and peso bills.

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De Ocampo said the four were being investigated as of Thursday evening and charges were being readied against them.

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