Polish police arrest foreigners trying to cash forged EUR 40 mn cheque
PR dla Zagranicy
Police in Poland have arrested three foreigners who tried to cash in a forged cheque for EUR 40 million at a bank in Poznań, west central Poland.
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Officers from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBŚ) arrested three foreigners – two from Germany and one from Brazil – attempting to cash a forged cheque.
The oldest of them was 75 years old. They are now facing up to 10 years in prison.
CBŚ officers received information about persons who entered a Poznań bank trying to exchange a suspicious check.
The officers determined the check was allegedly issued by the Portuguese branch a major European bank. The police thoroughly checked the document, and confirmed that it was forged. (rg)