The Judicial Police (South) reported on 7th April that they had identified and arrested a man suspected of committing a crime of aggravated fraud amounting to over € 1 million euros.

Since 2001, the defendant working in a  bank in Loulé, wrote false cheques of customers of the bank and deposited them in his account.

The detainee age 52-year-old has appeared in court and has been prohibited from leaving the country and his passport seized.