Inside the Brussels flat where terrorists scored fake IDs

An unremarkable Brussels apartment once housed a state-of-the-art forgery operation that produced hundreds of fake documents for terrorists and their accomplices, including some of Europe’s most wanted, according to investigators and an arrest warrant obtained by POLITICO.

The man who allegedly ran what police called a “documents factory” is Djamal Eddine Ouali, an Algerian arrested last week in southern Italy. Investigators found 600 documents that have proven relevant to the investigations into the Paris and Brussels terrorist attacks, a senior Belgian law enforcement official said in an interview