19 Jun, 2023 @ 13:30
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One of Finland’s ‘Most Wanted’ is caught on Spain’s Costa Blanca

One Of Finland's 'most Wanted' Is Caught On Spain's Costa Blanca
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A 44-YEAR-OLD fugitive from Finnish justice has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Torrevieja.

The man was branded as one of Finland’s ‘Most Wanted’ having skipped his country in 2018 over fraud charges.

If convicted he faces seven years in prison.

Finland issued a European Arrest Warrant with the Policia Nacional getting information that the man could be in a coastal area of Alicante province.

Investigators located him in Torrevieja and proceeded to detain him.

The fugitive’s first port of call was an Alicante court who then transferred him to the National Court in Madrid which handles all extradition proceedings.

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Alex Trelinski

Alex worked for 30 years for the BBC as a presenter, producer and manager. He covered a variety of areas specialising in sport, news and politics. After moving to the Costa Blanca over a decade ago, he edited a newspaper for 5 years and worked on local radio.

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