A man of 31 years was arrested by the PJ suspected of computer fraud, forgery, illegitimate access and money laundering, crimes that caused damages of more than 400 thousand euros.

In a statement released on 16th March 2017, the PJ said that the case involved the “manipulation of data on bank transfers, illegitimate access to electronic systems and ordering operations with subsequently involving the laundering of money.”

The opening of accounts in banking institutions were made using false identities. The PJ has found that the losses caused amounted to more than 400 thousand euros.

“The Judiciary Police is continuing investigations in order to investigate the nature and extent of criminal connections, continuing to follow specific cases of similar criminal phenomena,” the statement said.

The arrest was the newly created National Unit to Combat Cybercrime and Technological Crime of the PJ.