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Conflict Incident Report

East Lebanon police arrest suspect over fraud charges

Date of incident: 
July 15, 2017
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State Security
Lebanese Civilians

East Lebanon police arrested a suspect over fraud charges, state media reported.

A State Security patrol from its Bekaa Regional Directorate apprehended Lebanese national Hawlo S.A. in the Bekaa Valley for allegedly forging property title deeds, said the National News Agency.

The man presumably admitted to providing a fraudulent title deed for a property lot in Mount Lebanon’s Metn District, the NNA said, adding that he intended to buy the property in partnership with two other Lebanese men that State Security have already arrested.

Investigations are underway.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/Smuggling
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Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.