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When the children at Portugal's most famous orphanage heard the sports car roaring down the driveway, fear swept through the dormitories.The noise could mean only one thing: the man known as The Doctor was coming to call.
New allegations about the scale of the network will be put before the country's highest court within the next few weeks.
As well as growing fears that Madeleine was abducted by a paedophile ring, they can have little hope of justice when leading Portuguese figures are allegedly involved in covering-up their own child sex scandal.
Both cases - the two highestprofile criminal investigations in the country since the end of the Portuguese military dictatorship in 1974 - have been riven by allegations of compromised police officers, high-level interference and vicious, virulent attacks on key witnesses.
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While the Mc Canns were warned repeatedly they faced jail for speaking about the case, he was been overheard, during his daily three-hour lunches of wine and shellfish, accusing the couple of killing their daughter.