Immigration police grab fake identity documents

The investigation unit of the immigration police is handling a case of fraud which involves persons making false documents in an apartment in San Sebastián, San José.

Two suspects who have the last names Castillo Rojos and Solis Picado were arrested for distributing fake work permits and cédulas, according to a release.

The cédulas were sold to foreigners for 65,000 colons each and work permits for 45,000 colons each.

According to the immigration agency, investigators were anonymously alerted about the activity, and began looking into the apartment laboratory during the end of September.

Driver’s licenses and permits for carrying weapons, were also found in the laboratory.

Unknown is who exactly bought the documents, said an immigration spokesperson.

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