Foreign police break up gang offer services of fictive fathers

Czech foreign police have broken up an operation under which fictive Czech fathers illegally helped Chinese woman stay in the country, the daily Pravo reported on Saturday. Police have arrested the Chinese ringleader of the operation, his main Czech accomplice and three of the fictive fathers, the paper said. So far, police have established that the fictive fathers helped 20 Chinese women stay in the country long-term and their children get Czech citizenship. The women paid around 100,000 crowns for the service. Most of the false fathers came from around Tachov and Domažlice in the west of the country.

Author: Chris Johnstone