AWDC Issues Alert about Fake KP Certificate

PassportSizePhoto1842014234Antwerp: Belgian officials at the Antwerp World Diamond Center’s (AWDC) Diamond Office issued an alert regarding the interception of a fake Kimberly Process certificate originating from Sierra Leone.

The forgery, which has been confirmed by Sierra Leone authorities, uses an old numbering system from 2014, an incorrect parcel number and the dotted lines do not correspond with the original from Sierra Leone.

The KP urged its members to be vigilant regarding shipments of rough diamonds accompanied by a Sierra Leone KP certificate.