The State Security Service has revealed up to 1200 people, who tried to obtain rights of living legally in Georgia based on fictitious documents, - the State Security Service of Georgia said in 2018 report that has been sent to the Parliament.
As the document explains, the Security Service has actively and coordinated acted with the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Internal Affairs to deport those persons from the country, or to bring administrative or criminal charges against them.
The service was conducted in 24-hour monitoring of the movement of foreign citizens at the border crossing points of the international airports of Georgia. 139 foreign citizens were not allowed to enter the country, based on the operative information.
In 2018, the Counter Intelligence Department of the State Security Service launched investigation into 21 criminal cases. 48 persons have been charged, "the report reads.