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Online Costa Blanca scammers sold fake tickets to festivals and shows in Spain

THREE Alicante scammers have been arrested for selling counterfeit tickets to festivals and shows across Spain. The online fraud prompted over a hundred complaints to...

‘Wobbling’ lorry stopped with driver six times over alcohol limit in Spain’s Murcia

AN erratically-driven lorry was pulled over in the Murcia City area with the driver found to be six times above the alcohol limit. The Elche-bound...

Man arrested 15 times for not paying restaurant bills is jailed on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 50-year-old Latvian man is enjoying the culinary delights of Fontcalent prison after notching up 15 arrests for not paying his restaurant bills. The diner...

Jealous woman in Spain’s Murcia makes up kidnap story and implicates ex-husband’s girlfriend

A jealous Murcia woman lied about a violent kidnapping organised by her ex-husband's new girlfriend in order to 'embarrass them'. The 40-year-old filed a complaint...

Bogus plumber reports water leaks in wave of distraction robberies on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man posing as a plumber made up reports of water leaks to set up six distraction burglaries in Alicante City centre businesses. The 23-year-old...

Elderly woman on Spain’s Costa Blanca defrauded in contactless payment scam

AN Alicante woman in her eighties was defrauded of €5,485 by a female who lived with her, after using her bank details to go...

Woman in Spain’s Valencia tricked out of €30,000 by online romance scam

ROMANCE scammers conned €30,000 out of a Riola woman who thought she had developed a relationship with a soldier stationed abroad. The victim made contact...

Two Nazi looted paintings displayed in Spain are returned to Poland

TWO 15th century paintings looted from Poland during World War II that ended up in Spain's Galicia region, have been sent back after 79...

British drug lord arrested in Benidorm loses extradition hearing in Spain

A British man arrested on his motorbike at a routine Benidorm checkpoint has been approved for extradition by Spain's National Court. The Madrid court signed...

Sweatshop exploited workers ordered to carry 80 kilos of clothes on their backs in Spain’s Alicante

A 42-year-old Alicante Province business owner has been arrested for exploiting foreign workers at his Crevillente premises. The work abuse included staff having to carry...

Suitcase with hidden cocaine stash arrives at Costa Blanca airport in Spain without passenger

A suitcase with 1.8 kilos of cocaine that originated from Brazil has been intercepted at Alicante-Elche airport. The case was dispatched with a 'high priority'...

Hate crime charge for school bully who posted social media attacks on girl in Spain’s Valencia

A schoolgirl has been arrested in Valencia Province on hate crime charges after posting anonymous social media comments attacking a classmate. The female victim suffered...

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Author’ of tweet that predicted horror Algeciras machete attack comes forward

A man claiming to be the ‘author’ of a shock tweet that predicted a fatal machete attack in Algeciras in southern Spain hours before...

Twitter hate page predicted horror machete attack in Algeciras with mystery tweet

Security forces are investigating an Algeciras hate page on Twitter after it shockingly published a tweet which pre-empted the horrific machete attack that occurred...

Man who threatened to blow up Spanish PP party headquarters in Palma sentenced

A man who threatened to blow up the conservative Partido Popular political party headquarters in Palma has been sentenced.The 23-year-old pleaded guilty on Wednesday...

Mallorca rapist who assaulted store owner on three occasions gets 37-year jail term in Spain

A MAN, 22, has been given a 37-year prison sentence for robbing and raping the same Mallorca shopkeeper on three different occasions. The assailant pled...

British gang charged over mass food poisoning scam involving hotels on Spain’s Mallorca

EIGHT British people are being prosecuted for fraud by a Palma court after setting up a scam to make money out of bogus cases...

Drug traffickers steal €400,000 boat from Costa Blanca marina in Spain to use as narco-craft

DRUG traffickers stole a pleasure boat from Altea marina in Alicante Province to convert it into a narco-craft. But a day after the theft, the...

EXCLUSIVE: Mystery Cuban man arrested in case of decapitated woman washed up in Marbella

By Anthony Piovesan and Walter Finch A Mystery Cuban called Michael has been arrested alongside a man who murdered and decapitated a Colombian expat...

Elderly ‘lone wolf’ arrested for sending letter bombs in Spain

THE Policia Nacional have arrested a former Vitoria City Council official for sending six letter bombs late last year. The 74-year-old Spaniard was detained on...

Man tries to kill co-worker on Spain’s Costa Blanca by pouring toxic chemicals into water bottle

A 51-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after poisoning a co-worker at an Elche metal factory. He poured ammonia and solvent into a...

Former Hells Angels bikie gang leader Frank Hanebuth to face trial in Spain

The former leader of a notorious bikie gang is set to face trial in Spain. German national Frank Hanebuth is being tried alongside 46 alleged...

Woman leaps off balcony following argument with boyfriend in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 35-year-old Spaniard has been arrested for domestic abuse after his girlfriend leapt four metres off a balcony in Guardamar. The Ukrainian woman, 32, was...

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...

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