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Conflict Incident Report

Two Mt. Lebanon fraudsters arrested

Date of incident: 
November 3, 2016
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians

Police said Thursday they questioned two suspects arrested over fraud charges in Mount Lebanon.

The Internal Security Forces said they had launched efforts to locate two Lebanese nationals identified by their initials as A.H., born in 1963, and A.A., born in 1972, following complaints.

A citizen had claimed that he fell victim to witchcraft in a complaint lodged on Oct. 21 at the Judicial Police's Financial Crimes and Money Laundering office.

Within 24 hours, police arrested two suspects in Shbanieh-Bhamdoun, east of Beirut.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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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.