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Economics of Fake ID (Kremlin Edition)

Russian security agents have arrested a group of policemen and civilians suspected of forging Kremlin passes. The items seized included identity cards guaranteeing entry to President Vladimir Putin’s offices, the FSB security service said.

According to security officials, some of the items were being sold at a car market in the south of Moscow, with packs of illegal documents fetching up to $200,000…

From the BBC, “Russia busts fake Kremlin ID gang.”