U.S. intelligence agencies reported that the terrorist organization «Islamic state» have special machines for the production of passports and blank forms for Syrian documents.
This was reported by CNN. According to this information, the militants can produce the passports of Syrian nationals, which will be indistinguishable from the real thing. Besides, terrorists have access to government agencies, in which the stored data about citizens, including fingerprints. All these materials allow terrorists to use people’s personal data for fake passports.
Concerns in connection with possibility of production of forged passports, was expressed recently by FBI Director James Comey. U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry, commenting on the CNN report, stated that authorities are aware of this danger and take appropriate action.
The us authorities also suspected that agents of the IG could arrive in the USA using false documents. It should be noted that recently in the USA there was a conflict between Washington and state governments who refuse to accept all Syrian refugees in a row. Governors of States have stated that they intend to demand from the Federal authorities for further clarifications in connection with the new threat.
Professor Marc Abrams of northeastern University noted that at least two people by the terrorist attacks in Paris arrived in Europe, using fake passports.