Manchester

Four arrested in Manchester over £2m of fake euros

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Image caption The men were arrested at the Portland Thistle Hotel

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of fraud after more than £2m of counterfeit euros were found by police.

The men were arrested at the Portland Thistle Hotel in central Manchester by officers at 14:00 GMT on Saturday.

Greater Manchester Police said a number of high value watches worth £100k had also been recovered along with £50k of legitimate euros.

The four are currently being held in police custody.

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