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Warning issued over fake olive oil sold in supermarkets in Spain

SPAIN’S food standards agency has issued a warning over the sale of fraudulent olive oil in supermarkets. A study by AESAN found that some products...

€3 million fake saffron gang busted in Spain’s Malaga, Alicante and Barcelona

POLICE have arrested 11 people in  Malaga, Barcelona, Alicante, Granada and Almeria for a €3million scam that passed off gardenia extract as saffron, making...

Toys that risk choking and electrocution of children seized in multinational operation led by Spanish police

FAKE and counterfeit toys worth €18million that put childrens’ lives at risk have been seized in a Europe-wide operation led by Spain’s Guardia Civil. Operation...

Fake COVID passports on sale in Spain

TWO people from Malaga and Granada have been arrested for selling fake COVID passports for €350 each. Looking to make a quick buck out of...

EU-funded task force seizes counterfeit items of clothing and luxury goods worth €16.5m in Spain

FAKE GOODS including clothing, footwear and luxury goods have been seized in an cross-country operation in Spain and Portugal. The haul, worth some €16.5 million,...

Poisoned vodka and fake honey: 15,000 tonnes of illegal food & drink seized as 42 smuggling gangs busted in...

EUROPOL and Interpol have just concluded an 18-month long operation which targeted the trafficking of fake and substandard food and drink. The tenth operation of...

Network of illegal immigrants arrested after faking domestic abuse to aid residency status in Spain’s Almeria

A FRAUDULENT network of illegal immigrants that made up reports of domestic abuse has been dismantled in Almeria. Guardia Civil arrested 22 people in all,...

Spanish archaeologist sentenced to more than two years in prison for faking finds that would ‘rewrite history’

A SPANISH archaeologist has been sentenced for faking Basque finds that included supposed hieroglyphics.

Five people who faked kidnapping of COVID-19 victim in Spain’s Alicante arrested

A GANG of bogus kidnappers have been arrested after it emerged that the man they had allegedly grabbed was actually in hospital. Police have revealed...

Police in Spain’s Catalunya seize 1,681 litres of a cleaning product falsely sold as hand gel, even though it’s...

THE police have seized 1,681 litres of a cleaning product falsely sold as hand sanitiser in Catalunya.

‘Fake bus driver’ who made €3.2 million from tourists and kids on Costa del Sol and across Spain arrested...

Police located the illegal buses in areas of Spain as far-flung as Madrid, Toledo, Valencia, Malaga, Almeria and Zaragoza

Police seize bumbags, football shirts and Calvin Klein underpants in huge fake clothes bust in Spain’s Andalucia

“When summer arrives sales without licenses increase and that is when we are more attentive because of the fraud that can occur”

Police probe in Spain’s Andalucia after ILLEGAL zoo with turtles, ostriches and porcupines BUSTED

It comes after cops found fake permits for at least 14 animals at facilities in Villafranca de los Barros in February

Trio of Italian touts arrested in Spain for selling FAKE Champions League final tickets

Once all three men were cuffed, police confirmed the tickets were fakes by testing their QR codes

Brit family arrested after funding Spain holiday through ‘high quality’ fake cash spree

Officers alleged the relatives had obtained €400 by swapping fake pound notes in currency exchanges, and seized £850 in ‘high-value counterfeit £50 notes

Journalist faces jail over plot to smear Spain’s left wing political leader Pablo Iglesias

Alberto Pozas admitted to a judge in Madrid that he had handled a pen-drive, which was full of personal information on Iglesias

EXPOSED: Food boffins in Spain develop hi-tech laser machine to detect FAKE extra virgin olive oils

The laser device, which is no bigger than a bag, generates results in real time and is cheap to manufacture

Expat forced to call family in Spain and tell them ‘I’m not dead’ after football club said he was...

It is thought that the club revealed the fake news so they could get an important match with Arklow Town postponed

The costly experience of using a phony driver’s licence writes Antonio Flores

IT is a well-documented fact that the Spanish Costas’ rich variety of foreign residents increases the complexity of legal issues and driving licenses -...

Expat couple in Spain arrested for €700,000 ‘fake sportswear website’ on Costa del Sol

AN expat couple have been arrested over a €700,000 internet scam on the Costa del Sol. The French duo are suspecting of selling sportswear online...

Fake, unlicensed toys cost Spanish taxpayer millions in lost revenue

Cheap Chinese rip-offs play havoc with Spanish toy market

Goya portrait causes controversy at London’s National Gallery

Controversy at the National Gallery as scholars suspect Goya portrait is a fake

Three people arrested in art forgery investigation

Fake works by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro and Henri Matisse were discovered

Thousands of fake football tickets on sale for Gibraltar matches

The Rock’s football fans are being urged to stay away from unofficial sites as thousands of fake tickets go up for sale

Gibraltar FA warns of fake football kits

Supporters are being urged to check Gibraltar football shirts before buying

Spanish customs seize fake cigarettes

The 465,000 packs of fake cigarettes were said to be worth more than €2.2 million




British man accused of stabbing wife to death is jailed by court on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 69-YEAR-OLD British man has been jailed as investigations continue into Sunday's killing of his wife at their Lomas de Cabo Roig urbanisation home...


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