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Police officers jailed for running protection racket on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO Torrevieja Policia Local officers have been jailed for demanding money from businesses to avoid fines for alleged law breaking. One officer was given five...

Woman in bogus kidnapping shoots dramatic video to extort €50,000 from mother on Spain’s Canary Islands

A woman in her thirties has been arrested in Tenerife for faking her own kidnapping and trying to extort €50,000 from her mother. Four people...

Extortionists demanded €14,000 from holiday home landlords to leave squatted properties on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A gang who charged a €14,000 'leaving fee' to Villajoyosa holiday home landlords has been arrested by the Guardia Civil. Four members of the crew...

Italian mafia boss mistakenly released in 2020 is arrested in Spain’s Catalunya region

AN Italian mafia boss mistakenly released from a Barcelona jail in October 2020, has been arrested by police at a routine checkpoint in Catalunya. Vittorio...

Police in Spain’s Valencia arrest blackmailers extorting men who booked escorts

THE Guardia Civil in Valencia has brought down a blackmail gang targetting men who cancelled appointments with escorts. Five Spanish nationals- four men and a...

Teenage dognappers demand €150 ransom from pet owner in Spain’s Valencia area

THREE teenagers tried to extort €150 from a Paterna dog owner after breaking into her house and stealing her pet. Two 16-year-olds and a 17-year-old...

Teenage prankster in hot water after making €15,000 ransom demand for hostage release on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Denia teenager, 16, demanded a €15,000 ransom from the parents of a soccer teammate that he threatened to kill if he did not...

Escort website users blackmailed via instant messaging app used by Valencia gang in Spain

A Valencia-based gang made €150,000 in a year by blackmailing users of escort websites. The crew ironically pretended to be members of a criminal organisation...

Knife-wielding man threatened boys to steal phones and cash in Costa Blanca area of Spain

AN Alicante man used an abandoned factory as a base to collect money from children that he violently threatened. The Guardia Civil have arrested the...

Bogus prostitution gang made violent threats to extort cash from ‘clients’ across Spain

THREE blackmailers have been arrested for extorting money out of people who thought they had arranged a hook-up with a prostitute. The meetings never happened...

Erotic dating site users get conned and extorted via fake ads posted by gang in Spain

SPANISH Police have arrested four people accused of extorting money from users of an erotic contacts website. The quartet allegedly fleeced at least 22 site...

Police reveal 19 victims of ‘sextortion’ throughout Spain, four arrested in Madrid

POLICIA NACIONAL have detained four people that allegedly conned over €7,000 from victims in a 'sextortion' scam. They posed as women offering sexual services on...

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