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UK 'conned by White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite ID'

By Rebecca Black

The world's most wanted woman - who has links to Northern Ireland - was able to con British officials into leaving the country, it has been reported.

Samantha Lewthwaite, nicknamed the White Widow, was deported from South Africa in 2009.

However the 31-year-old, who spent part of her childhood in Banbridge, was able to give birth in the UK and then leave the country. The Sunday Times has reported leaked spy cables reveal that despite Lewthwaite being deported from South Africa in 2009, she was able to procure a new passport and return.

The new details emerged from documents drawn up by South Africa's State Security Agency.

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