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Conflict Incident Report

Fraud and money laundry gang arrested in Ashrafieh

Date of incident: 
April 20, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

On 20 Apr 15, the Directorate of Intelligence in Ashrafieh district seized red-handed a gang for the offense of fraud and money laundry. The gang members are the owners of the precedents in currency counterfeiting and fraud.

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Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/Smuggling
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.