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UPDATE: 3,000 fake IDs seized at Louisville airport, some heading to child rapist in NY

The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Chicago Field Office seized six shipments of fake IDs and...
The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Chicago Field Office seized six shipments of fake IDs and blank card stocks from the Louisville airport.(U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)
Updated: Nov. 25, 2019 at 9:51 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Chicago Field Office, which handles operations throughout most of the Midwest, seized six shipments from the Louisville airport containing 2,909 fake IDs and more than 3,000 blank card stocks.

Investigators say one shipment was heading to a convicted child rapist in New York who reportedly uses the IDs and alcohol to entice minors.

Officers fear the other parcels may be linked to human smugglers or traffickers.

An initial tweet by the CBP Chicago on Friday reported 238 fake licenses and 536 black card stocks were found.

The items were turned over to the CBP Fraudulent Document Analysis Unit.

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