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U.S. Department of State 
96/11/13 Statement: Paraguay: Arrest of Passport Fraud Suspect 
Office of the Spokesman 
 
 
 
Press Statement by Glyn Davies/Acting Spokesman 
November 13, 1996 
 
 
 
                Paraguay: Arrest of Passport Fraud Suspect 
 
 
 
On November 6, the police in Paraguay arrested Marwan Abid Adam Kadi, 
who was using the name Ibrahim Mahmood Awethe.  Mr. Kadi is wanted in 
the United States on passport fraud charges.  The Department's 
Diplomatic Security Service is providing assistance in this case. 
 
Mr. Kadi was returned to the United States on November 9.  He is facing 
passport fraud charges in Chicago. 
 
Passport fraud is a felony that is investigated by our Diplomatic 
Security Service. 
 
The investigation of Mr. Kadi is still ongoing, and I cannot comment 
further. 
 
I would like to thank the Government of Paraguay for helping the United 
States bring a suspected felon to 
justice. 
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