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Conflict Incident Report

ISF busted counterfeit money producers

Date of incident: 
October 21, 2017
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians
Three suspects were arrested over the weekend accused of manufacturing counterfeit money.
On October 21, after close cooperation with the Information Branch and Dahr al-Baydar ISF checkpoint, Lebanese nationals A.Z., A.N. and T.Z. were arrested.
Born in 1992, 1984, 1988 respectively, the suspects were found with149 sheets of “black paper” with a value of $14,900, and the chemicals used in producing counterfeit money.
During interrogations, the suspects admitted to blackmailing and using counterfeit money.
This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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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.