The border guards detained a resident of the Transbaikal region, which tried to enter the territory of China on the passport of his twin sister. On Friday, June 23, according to RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the regional Department of the FSB.
The woman was detained at a road checkpoint. The woman presented the officer of the border control a passport. “At first glance, the photograph was the same woman as before the passport booth, but the watchful eye of the controller is still able to catch the barely discernible differences. Professional instinct told: the document proving the identity, the woman does not belong”, — stated in the message.
It turned out that the passport was issued to her sister-the twin, and the woman could not leave Russia because of debts.
The woman was detained, she admitted that he went to China for shopping and decided that “a striking resemblance to sister” will help her to freely leave the territory of the country. Now she faces a fine in the amount up to 200 thousand rubles or the salary for the period up to 18 months, or compulsory works or deprivation of liberty for a term up to two years.
“Since the beginning of year it already the second case when the watchful eyes of the employee member of Batoeva helped to detain one of the pairs of twins, trying to pass on nepronitsaemo him a passport”, — stated in the message of the FSB. The employee will be presented an award for vigilance.
By may 2017, more than 1.6 million people do not have the right to leave Russia because of debts. These data were provided on 22 June the Director of the Federal bailiff service Dmitry Aristov. His words leads network edition m24.ru.