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Police nab accused bilker of Find Madeline

OXFORD, England, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- British police arrested a man accused by U.S. authorities of defrauding people across the world, including a Madeline McCann fund in Britain, officials said.

Report: McCanns want search to resume

LONDON, June 21 (UPI) -- The parents of Madeline McCann want police documents released in Britain in a push to resume the search for the missing girl, a spokesman says.

Papers show neglect part of McCann probe

PRAIA DA LUZ, Portugal, May 29 (UPI) -- Portuguese police are investigating the parents of Madeline McCann, who has been missing since last year, for possible neglect, court papers show.

McCanns issue holiday plea for Madeline

LEICESTER, England, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- British residents Gerry and Kate McCann issued a holiday plea Saturday for the return of their daughter, Madeline, who has been missing since May.

Report: Others had access to Madeline

LISBON, Portugal, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Portuguese police reportedly have new evidence indicating additional people had access to the apartment where young Madeline McCann disappeared last May.

Jennifer Garner forbids daughter's acting

LONDON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Jennifer Garner, the American actress co-starring in the new film "The Kingdom," says she has no desire to see her daughter in the film industry.

Report: Photo not of Madeline McCann

LONDON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A young girl photographed in Morocco who was previously thought to be Madeline McCann has been proven not to be the missing British girl, the BBC reported.

Kate and Gerry McCann both suspects

PORTIMAO, Portugal, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Both parents of Madeline McCann, the 4-year-old girl who went missing in May in Portugal, are now formal suspects in her disappearance.

Photos of abducted girl returned to family

LONDON, July 1 (UPI) -- The family of Madeline McCann recently received a pair of photographs of the abducted girl that were stolen by a London pickpocket nearly two weeks ago.

Police track new leads in Portugal kidnap

FARO, Portugal, May 10 (UPI) -- Portugese police looking for a British toddler kidnapped in a resort area were tracking new leads as her family questioned whether mistakes had been made.
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Madeleine McCann disappeared on the evening of Thursday, 3 May 2007 while on holiday with her parents and twin siblings in the Algarve region of Portugal. The British girl went missing from an apartment, in the central area of the resort of Praia da Luz, a few days before her fourth birthday, and has still not been found. Madeleine's parents, Kate and Gerry McCann, have said that they left the children unsupervised in a ground floor bedroom while they ate at a restaurant about 130 yards (120 metres) away.

The initial investigation by the Polícia Judiciária (PJ) (the Portuguese criminal investigation police) concluded that she had been abducted. After further investigation, the PJ stated that there was a strong hypothesis that she might have died in her room. During the investigation there were a number of unconfirmed claimed sightings of Madeleine in Portugal and elsewhere and additional scientific evidence was obtained. The investigation involved the co-operation of the British and Portuguese police and demonstrated the differing methodologies employed by each, with regard to such aspects as the amount of information released to the public and the legal status of those involved in the case.

Robert Murat, a local resident, was given arguido (suspect) status on 15 May 2007. Kate and Gerry McCann were also named as arguidos on 7 September, but were allowed to fly back to the United Kingdom on 9 September. All three were cleared, with their arguido status lifted, on 21 July 2008. The Portuguese Attorney General closed the case, without a result, also on 21 July.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Madeline McCann."
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