Thursday, May 19, 2022

Crime & Law

Police officer in Spain’s Mallorca accused of paying 15-year-old girl for sex

The Guardia Civil officer, who is described as being 'middle-aged', has been charged with the corruption of a minor

New MTV documentary investigating the death of Kirsty Maxwell in Spain’s Benidorm is a stark reminder of dangers faced...

KIRSTY Maxwell was just 27 when she plunged from a 10th floor balcony in Benidorm after a night out partying with her friends on...

Couple are arrested on suspicion of killing six-month-old baby boy on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO people have been arrested in Elche over the death of a six-month-old baby. The boy died on Monday(May 24) at Elche General Hospital after...

Thief buys a house after stealing a bag with a winning Christmas lottery ticket on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A thief claimed a €125,000 lottery prize from a ticket in a stolen handbag and bought a house with his surprise windfall. The 52-year-old man...

British pervert in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca made videos of naked children by hijacking 70 home security cameras...

A British expat in Benidorm has been arrested after hijacking over 70 home security camera feeds globally to record over a thousand videos of...

Police bring down criminal gang that scammed tourists in Spain with fake holiday accomodation

TEN people have been arrested for ripping off 300 tourists to the tune of €4 million in a series of accommodation and credit card...

Man admits to claiming his dead mother’s pension for 16 years on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante man has pled guilty to claiming over €91,000 of his dead mother's state pension for 16 years. He was given a two-year jail...

Nervous truck driver exposes his hidden 103 kilo marijuana stash to police in Murcia area of Spain

POLICE in Murcia have intercepted a truck with over 103 kilos of marijuana concealed in a hidden compartment. Drugs were also found in a car...

Marijuana gang rented six Costa Blanca homes in Spain to grow and export the drug to the UK

THE leader of a Costa Blanca-based marijuana gang has been arrested after a year-long probe to bring down his operation. The crew invested over €100,000...

Terrible teenage bullies extort €7,000 out of frightened boy, 10, in Almeria area of Spain

AN Almeria Province teenager has been arrested for extorting €7,000 from a 10-year-old boy. The 14-year-old bully was detained by the Guardia Civil in Berja. Another...

Legal tips for foreigners wishing to move to Spain & get their residency

Year after years, thousands of foreigners from all around the world decide to start their new life in Spain. And there is enough reason...

Drunk dad arrested after he ‘dumped two-year-old daughter’ during Fallas festivities in Valencia

COPS have arrested a dad in Valencia over claims he deliberately dumped his two-year-old daughter during the Fallas festivities.  The 39-year-old man was arrested by...

New email scam claims to be Apple and Amazon offering free gifts – what to do if you get...

EMAIL users in Spain are being warned to look out for potential scam emails. The National Institute of Cybersecurity in Spain (Incibe) has said email...

Police arrest gang behind kidnap and torture of Belgian man in revenge for drug theft on Spain’s Costa del...

SPANISH police have arrested a gang of 12 people involved in a plot to kidnap and torture a Belgian man in revenge for a...

Fugitive Brit accused of murdering his own mother found dead in Spain

A SCOTTISH man who went on the run after being accused of murdering his own mother 19 years ago has been found dead in...

Man arrested over killing of nine-year-old boy in Spain’s La Rioja had previous convictions

A MAN arrested on suspicion of murder after a child’s body was found during Halloween celebrations in Lardero had previous convictions.  Francisco Javier Almeida served...

Billionaire who smuggled Picasso painting out of Spain avoids prison because of ‘serious incurable disease’

ONE of Spain's richest men will not go to prison for smuggling a Picasso painting out of the country because he's dying. Ex-Santander Bank vice-president,...

British gestor involved in mass fraud becomes ‘mayor’ of expat urbanisation on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A GESTOR who admitted responsibility for the arrest of British pensioners in a padron scandal is now a ‘Pedáneos Mayor’ covering a major expat...

Expat pensioner forced to ‘sofa-surf’ in the UK after falling victim to alleged fake padron scam on Spain’s Costa...

LILY Higgins had bought her dream home in southern Spain and applied for the necessary TIE card to allow her to retire here. The 72-year-old...

‘Most wanted’ British fugitive surrenders to Gibraltar police

Shooting suspect behind bars after Operation Captura investigation

Ex-Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy denies knowledge of illegal spying to track down smears against him

FORMER Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appeared before a parliamentary committee on Monday to deny spying and smear allegations dating back nine years. Rajoy, Spain's...

British teenager gang raped in Sabinillas in Spain

The 18-year-old reported the rape to police after she was dragged into a car behind the Mercadona

Family of Kirsty Maxwell who mysteriously plunged from Benidorm balcony ’set place for her at the table’ over Christmas

THE family of a British woman who died after falling from a Benidorm hotel said they 'set a place at the table' for her...

Brit Simon Corner’s ex-legal adviser Jason Coghlan slams fugitive over missing Lisa Brown

SIMON Corner's former legal adviser Jason Coghlan has told the Olive Press he 'wants nothing to do' with the arrested Liverpudlian. Coghlan, whose Costa Del...

Benidorm drugs gang is collared by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm area drugs gang has been brought down by the Policia Nacional. Five men and five women of different but undisclosed nationalities have been...

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