Egyptian bought forged passport for $7 in order to get opportunity to go ashore in Ukraine


The citizen of Egypt with forged document of a sailor was detained by the border guards in the port of Mariupol. During the registration of vessel “Stefanos” arriving from Greece under the banner of Comoro Islands the following was clarified:one of the crew members – boatswain had forgery made on the Xerox instead of the passport. During the interview the sailor stated that he had not Ukrainian visa, and in order to go ashore to get permission he bought a sailor’s passport for $7 in Alexandria. However, the man as if did not know that passport was forged. For the attempt of illegal cross of the border of Ukraine a protocol on administrative infringement was compiled as to Egyptian. Materials of the case were handed to Prymorskyi District Court of Mariupol city for making legal decision.