A  foreigner aged 24, was arrested by the GNR of Albufeira on 18th July 2014 at Varandas do Mar, Albufeira for attempting to pass counterfeit currency.

The suspect attempted to pass twenty-five € 50 counterfeit banknotes in a hotel bar. Upon being approached by the GNR, he was arrested as was also found to be in possession of 284 doses of cocaine. The person was detailned pending appearence in court.