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Greece has ordered a nationwide birth certificate probe after the mystery blonde girl, known as Maria, was given a birth certificate years after she was born, the Associated Press reported.
Earlier today, the family at the Roma camp where Maria was found told ITV News they want her back.
The officials in Athens who gave a birth certificate to the girl known as Maria years after she was actually born have been suspended.
Maria only received the birth certificate this year.
Police in Greece said there are no children on Interpol's missing persons list that are a match with Maria.
The family at the Roma camp where a mystery blonde girl, known as Maria, was found have told ITV News they want her back.
The family said they will also try and find the girl's real mother, who the couple charged over her abduction claim willingly gave them Maria after her birth.
Greek police investigating alleged child abduction among a Roma community have told ITV News tonight they have worries about the way children are registered at birth.
Officials said they had suspicions in the past but no evidence to act. They have promised a tough investigation now.
Greek police have issued footage of guns and drugs among possessions they apparently confiscated after a raid on a Roma camp, during which a mystery blonde girl was found.
The officers raided the camp last Thursday, a day before the girl's discovery was made public.
A Roma couple accused of snatching a mystery four-year-old girl in Greece have been charged with abduction and procuring false documents.
The pair have been held in custody pending trial after responding to the charges behind closed doors in Larissa.
Greek police have released the mugshot images of a Roma couple who are appearing in court, accused of abducting a young blonde girl whose identity remains a mystery.
The pair deny snatching the girl and say they took her into their care after her mother handed her to them days after giving birth.
An image has been released of a Roma couple with the young girl, known as Maria, who they are accused of abducting as a baby.
The couple have today been appearing in court in Larissa, Greece.
Latest ITV News reports
A couple will stand trial after being charged with abducting a mystery young blonde girl found by Greek police in a raid on a Roma camp.
Greek authorities have launched a worldwide appeal to find the parents of a mystery girl found during a search of a Roma camp.