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Businesses across Spain get ripped-off by Barcelona-based cybercriminals

A Barcelona-based cybercriminal gang defrauded 11 companies across Spain by intercepting business email invoices and pocketing the money. They also scammed seven individuals on 'buy...

Benidorm and Pamplona romance scammers in Spain conned money out of women looking for love

TWO romance scammers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional and charged with defrauding victims across Europe of over €20,000. The men, of Nigerian nationality,...

Cyber scammers steal €30,000 from Costa Blanca fertility clinic clients in Spain

THREE women registered with an Alicante area fertility clinic have been conned out of over €30,000 in a computer scam. The Guardia Civil have arrested...

Franco supporter from Spain’s Valencia faces prison for making death threats against Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez

A 51-year-old man from Paterna, Valencia Province, goes on trial on Thursday for posting social media death threats against Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. Prosecutors have...

Spanish FA say cyber hackers stole private conversations to pass onto media outlets

SPAIN'S football governing body says cyber hackers stole private conversations and emails to pass onto media outlets. The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has reported...

Foreign ‘smishers’ travel specially to Spain’s Valencia to pick up new bank cards for spending sprees and cash withdrawals

THE Policia Nacional have arrested two Romanian men who travelled specially to Spain's Valencia area to cash in on a bank fraud known as...

Cybercriminals in Spain’s Barcelona steal €1.6 million of broadcasting cash from Italian football club Florentina

THE Policia Nacional have arrested 11 people in the Barcelona area over a €1.6 million fraud against Italian Serie A football club, Florentina. They sent...

Woman swindled out of €20,000 in online romance scam by bogus doctor in Spain’s Murcia region

A conman swindled €20,000 out of a woman looking for love as he pretended to be a 'prestigious' South American doctor. The 34-year-old Nigerian trickster...

Cybercriminals in Spain’s Costa Blanca area send bogus text message to steal €23,000 from bank account

FOUR people have been arrested in Alicante and Cartagena after stealing over €23,000 from a bank account via a 'smishing' scam. The thieves swindled a...

Woman loses €44,000 after man uses her phone to steal personal banking details on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man tricked a woman out of €44,000 after arranging to meet her at the Finestrat Shopping Centre on the Costa Blanca. The fraudster, 20,...

Cybercrime police in Murcia locate scammers who sold undelivered cars across Spain

TWO fraudsters have been arrested by the Guardia Civil for selling second-hand cars online which were never delivered to customers. The probe was launched in...

Top cybercrime fighter says child pornography cases increased in Spain because of COVID-19 lockdown

SPAIN'S top cybercrime police officer has blamed last years' COVID-19 lockdown for a rise in child pornography cases. Chief commissioner of the Policia Nacional's central...

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...

EXPLAINED: How Spanish website assisted Nigerian COVID-19 face mask scam in attempt to fleece German government of millions of...

A SPANISH website has been revealed as a central pillar in a scam that sought to cheat European health authorities out of millions of...

Spanish dentist caught secretly filming receptionist undress is given three years in prison

A SPANISH dentist has been sentenced to three years in prison for secretly filming one of his workers getting changed.

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