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Polish police arrest foreigners trying to cash forged EUR 40 mn cheque

PR dla Zagranicy
Roberto Galea 18.02.2016 18:18
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.
Photo: Flickr.com/David GoehringPhoto: Flickr.com/David Goehring

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)

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