Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Crime & Law

Stiff justice for viagra gang

Joint operation by British and Spanish police leads to six arrests

Imam investigated for sexist preachings

Abdeslam Laarusi suggested using ‘fists and sticks on various parts of the body to avoid breaking bones or drawing blood'

More sex fiends on the loose

Dozens of dangerous UK paedophiles and rapists may be living in southern Spain

Benefit cheat doctor escapes prison

Barbara Longley, 60, received housing and council tax benefits despite owning a three-bedroom property in Alicante

German arrested for violent lawyer death in Malaga

Salvador Andres Reina's dead body was found in his car boot

Lookalike thief robs top musician in Spain

Violinist Joshua Bell had his hotel safe broken into in Zaragoza

Go back to your tractors!

A generation of labourers who took control of town halls has helped create Spain’s corruption problems

German expat nicked for leaving baby in car in Spain

The 28-year-old German left her daughter alone at Malaga airport

Andalucian Junta’s ‘reptile fund’ cover-up

Hundreds of ERE documents were destroyed by Junta bosses over weekend purge of files

Two British men arrested in Estepona for drugs crimes

One man had a European Arrest Warrant against him

Garzon case dropped by Supreme Court

Controversial Spanish judge will still face charges relating to Franco-era investigations

NIE paperwork madness in Spain

A new law requires everyone to turn up at the police station to pick up their NIE number

‘I paid Roca three million euros for occupancy licences’ claims builder in Malaya case

Fidel San Roman makes shocking confession to the court and insists he was the victim of blackmail

Beware of car reverse scam in Spain

A new scam sees thieves trying to fool drivers into getting out of ther cars

Complaints against lawyers ignored in Spain

Numerous cases are being ‘buried and unheard’, claims lawyer

Lawyers in the dock in Spain

EXCLUSIVE: Legal watchdog comes under fire for failing to deal with bent solicitors

Cries, lies and wriggles for Malaya developer trio

Businessmen trio respond to bribery claims in Malaya corruption trial

Sad Sadokan on trial in Malaya case

Rafael 'Sadokan' Gomez burst into tears during his hearing

Smoking them out in Gibraltar

After a big rise in tobacco smuggling and the La Linea mayoress describing the border as an ‘epicentre for scoundrels’, the Olive Press sent James Bryce to investigate

Spanish forgery gang get canned

Police made 25 arrests after discovering a gang printing fake 50-euro notes in a building disguised as a canned food depot

British couple jailed for holiday scam

Pair cheated holidaymakers out of 130,000 euros in a villa rental scam

Chokey choker

Spain's longest-serving prisoner is pardoned for the festive period and then sent back again due to mix up

The Cat is back in Spain

EXCLUSIVE: A decade after sparking an international manhunt, former fugitive Fiona Mont is courting controversy again in a bizarre spat – dubbed ‘Dolphin Wars’ - in Gibraltar. Jon Clarke and James Bryce investigate

Artful dodger in murder charge in Spain

A prison art teacher has become embroiled in a double shooting

How to handle Spain’s Hacienda

In a bid to raise much needed funds the Inland Revenue is making new demands on foreign property owners, writes Antonio Flores

Maria Esther’s killer sentenced to eight years

The sentence is the maximum possible for a minor

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