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Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands | News | DW

State officials said on Thursday they detained people allegedly forming part of the two groups on the islands of Samos and Kos.

Six individuals, who are reported to include a security official working at Kos airport, were taken into custody this week.

They are accused of charging up to €6,000 ($6,700) per person to make false documents for migrants to travel by plane to other European countries.

Police representatives said they had detained nine people on the island of Samos the day before on charges of providing false health certificates which allowed migrants to leave the island.

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