Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Crime & Law

Illegal cigarette factories in Spain exploit Ukrainian refugees as Andalucia gang leaders lived in luxury

THREE clandestine cigarette factories have been closed down by the Guardia Civil and Europol with products with a retail value of €37.5 million seized. 27...

Spain’s recent letter bomb attacks were organised by extremist group in Russia

SIX letter bombs sent to targets in Spain late last year were posted by a Russian white supremacist militant group, according to US and...

Police in Spain’s Catalunya region call for help over gang using explosives to steal from cash machines

POLICE in Spain’s Catalunya region have put out a request for help from other forces in a bid to track down a gang that...

Security camera footage contradicts Dani Alves’s version of events over rape accusations 

FORMER Barcelona FC player Dani Alves has given three different versions of the events that took place in a nightclub on December 30 of...

Spain’s Civil Guard busts gang that was extorting prostitution clients with threatening messages

THE SPANISH Civil Guard has busted a criminal gang that was extorting and threatening men who had used the internet to secure the services...

Dodgy businessman in Spain’s Linea de la Concepcion arrested for more than 200 crimes

A businessman who committed more than 200 crimes has been arrested, with police raiding premises in Malaga, Cadiz and Valencia. The Civil Guard and officers...

Criminal gang based in Cordoba hid tons of drugs inside fake tomatoes

Police have arrested a gang which hid drugs inside fake tomatoes and used trucks to transport them between Spain and France. In the joint Operation...

Ex-Barcelona star Dani Alves jailed after arrest in Spain over alleged nightclub sex assault

FORMER Barcelona footballer Dani Alves has been jailed after being denied bail in a pre-trial hearing on Friday that saw him charged with sexually...

Missing hands found in the tragic case of the Colombian woman murdered and decapitated by her ex-boyfriend in Spain’s...

The hands belonging to the mutilated body of a Colombian woman savagely murdered and decapitated two weeks ago have been found. A man strolling the...

Rolex watch snatching gang caught in Spain’s Valencia area

A Rolex watch snatching gang that stole from people walking around Oliva in Valencia Province has been brought down by the Guardia Civil. A man...

Benidorm shops in Spain caught selling fake-branded clothes with €200,000 retail value

FOUR Benidorm shop owners have been arrested for selling fake-branded clothes and accessories. 1,913 items with a retail value of €200,000 were removed by the...

Home invasion gang posing as Guardia Civil officers threaten to cut off baby’s ear in Spain’s Valencia

A brutal gang is still at large after torturing a well-known Valencian businessman and threatening to cut off an ear belonging to his baby...

Businessman in Spain’s Valencia tortured with electric dog collar by organised gang of thieves

A BUSINESSMAN in Valencia was held captive by a gang of four hooded individuals, who tortured him using an electric dog collar in a...

Vending machine thief armed with drill caught in special police operation in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia area vending machine thief struck so frequently that the Guardia Civil had to launch a special probe to catch him. Operation Baldy started...

Home robbers caught in the act in Costa Blanca area of Spain

FOUR members of a Torrevieja home robbery gang have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. The men- aged between 30 and 45- were caught red-handed...

Trial begins of man accused of abusing his partner’s daughter and running away to hide in a shack when...

A man who literally ran away from his partner when she confronted him during a driving lesson about sexual abuse of her daughter is...

Birthday tears flow for Lisa Brown feared murdered in Spain, prime suspect still at large

Lisa Brown, feared murdered in Spain, would have celebrated her 40th birthday on Friday. Instead, tears flowed for the mother-of-one at the grave site of...

Spanish doctor extradited to Uruguay amid shocking allegations of torture

A Spanish doctor will be extradited over accusations he helped the military torture prisoners during a right-wing dictatorship movement in the 1970s. The country’s High...

THE FRENCH CONNECTION: Cocaine gang based in Marbella and Paris busted

AN international criminal gang that shipped cocaine to Europe using sailing boats has been broken up. The organisation was based in Marbella and Paris, and...

Gay couple arrested for domestic violence after one month of living together in Spain’s Alicante area

A gay couple came to blows in their Petrer home with both men arrested for domestic violence. One of them was taken to hospital with...

Elderly bank customers hit by distraction robbery gang in Spain’s Valencia and Murcia areas

A distraction robbery gang that stole from elderly people who made bank withdrawals in the Valencia and Murcia regions has been arrested by the...

Wheel of fortune with drilled hole in roulette machine netting fraudsters €50,000 in Spain’s Murcia

A roulette wheel game in a Aguilas gambling saloon was sabotaged to pay out €50,000 in five days. The ringleader of the fraudsters smuggled in...

Police simultaneously raid six indoor marijuana farms in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Murcia

AN investigation spanning several months has culminated in simultaneous raids on six indoor marijuana farms in Alicante Province and Murcia. 2,181 plants were removed by...

Mother viciously assaults son, 10, with toy just because he was doing homework in Spain’s Valencia

A 33-year-old Valencia woman has been arrested for family ill-treatment after hitting her son, 10, with a toy. The boy had bruises all over his...

Gang drugged girls and sexually assaulted them in Spain’s Valencia

TWO men have been arrested for drugging and sexually assaulting girls at a Gandia house in Valencia Province. The mother of one of the victims...

Costa Blanca parcel delivery man stole items for online resale in Spain

A 20-year-old Alicante parcel delivery driver stole at least €5,000 of items to make money selling them online. His ruse was rumbled after a woman...

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