The defendant stood accused of having taken advantage of a woman's disadvantaged situation and taking €515,000 from her.

The verdict took place on Thursday, sentencing the man to four years in prison, of which two are suspended. The main sentence is to pay the woman back in the trial on the abuse of weakness.

The man was also fined €2,500 and had an apartment confiscated. The victim was promised €427,500 in damages.