Ten Russian citizens detained at Riga Airport for forged passport stamps

  • 2020-01-14
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Border guards at Riga Airport on Monday identified ten Russian citizens with passports bearing forged stamps, LETA was told by the State Border Guard.

All ten persons were attempting to travel out of Latvia.

All ten have  been held administratively responsible for their crime. The four adults in the group were each fined EUR 100, while the minors were issued verbal warnings.

The group was travelling with forged passport stamps from Slovenia, Malta, Slovakia and Latvia. Border guards deemed them forged as they were the incorrect size.