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  • 2 December 2021 | SEF detains convicted wanted by INTERPOL

    ​The Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) has detained, today, one 35-year-old foreign national living in Portugal.

    With an international arrest warrant issued by INTERPOL, SEF inspectors have carried out an investigation which resulted in his arrest on the southern shore of Lisboa.

    The foreign national was wanted for economic fraud for which he already had been convicted to an effective imprisonment sentence of 10 years.

    He will be brought before the Court of Appeal of Lisboa.

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  • 30 November 2021 | SEF detains foreign national wanted for attempted murder and theft

    The Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) has detained, yesterday, at Lisboa Airport, a foreign national upon who an arrest warrant, for extradition purposes, for murder and theft, has been issued by the Swiss authorities.

    The citizen has arrived to Lisboa on a flight from São Paulo, Brazil, and has been intercepted at the documentary control.

    Upon several procedural steps carried out by SEF, he has been led and brought before the Judicial Court of the judicial district of Lisboa for confirmation of the arrest. He will be later on brought before the Court of Appeal, according to as establishment by the judicial authority of the Court of Appeal.

    Yesterday at Lisboa Airport as well, another foreign national has been detained for using a fraudulent Austrian passport, when trying to board Southampton, United Kingdom.

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  • 29 November 2021 | SEF detains citizen wanted for aggravated theft

    The Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) has detained, today, a 43-year-old national wanted for aggravated theft to several bank agencies and for possession of prohibited weapon (hunting rifle), upon who a European arrest warrant had been issued by Portugal.

    After few investigations, SEF ended up by his detention in Odivelas, and led the national to the Prison Establishment of Lisboa later on, where he remained under the custody of the corresponding process.

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