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The scam affected firms from 12 countries, including Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal, Chile, Belgium, Venezuela, Bulgaria, Norway and the US
Spain’s Government SEIZES former dictator General Franco’s €5 million summer palace over its ‘fraudulent’ sale
It comes as Pedro Sanchez’s PSOE administration has pushed on with a plan to exhume the remains of the Fascist dictator
Deals were allegedly offered by senior Bankia figures to public relations firms in return for €2 million in suspected bribes
Serial British conman who preyed on elderly and vulnerable arrested on Costa del Sol after 15 years on run
The judge in the case labelled him a ‘amoral fraudster’ as he was found guilty of swindling a dozen clients
Police arrest 30 in Costa del Sol gigalo ring that lured young men with FAKE escort jobs, netting ringleaders...
Fake roles, accompanying wealthy older women, with salaries of up to €700 per service were promised
OPINION: Desperate British families losing thousands in Spain villa scams show that we need more dedicated fraud officers
Dedicated police officers need to be made available for these crimes, or at the very least a cyber crime hotline promising rapid action
OPINION: British fraud victims in Spain can be hopeful after MPs – who never agree on anything – lend...
Indeed getting more than a handful of MPs to agree on anything these days is certainly no small feat
It comes as bitcoin worth €37 million was stolen by hackers from one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges
Nun in Spain faces three years in prison after changing pensioners’ election ballots from PSOE to PP
She was apparently caught red-handed inserting PP ballots into the envelopes, and documents from the time of the incident have now been handed over to the Office of the Prosecutor
THE ITALIAN JOB: Italian arrested after selling ex-mother-in-law’s Fiat 500 and then lying it was stolen in Alicante
FIATSCO: Police located the 'stolen' vehicle in an Alicante parking lot AN Italian man has been arrested in...
Innocent British expat faces new charges of 12 months in prison and €5,400 fine after leaving Spain to visit...
He had been arrested back in July 2015, along with his friend Scott Cattell, 47, following a seemingly innocent odd job
Police believe slain millionaire Marco laundered Kinahan cartel money, as latest Marbella shooting sparks manhunt
49-year-old millionaire Marco Yaqout was shot more than 20 times last January while parking outside his two-storey villa in San Pedro de Alcantara
HEN DON’T: British bridesmaids in Marbella ‘feel sick’ after losing €2,700 in hen party luxury villa scam
Talia, who booked the rental, realised something wasn’t right when she was told by the villa’s real owner ‘this isn't me’
“When you go to court nobody asks for your credentials,” veteran Marbella lawyer Antonio Flores told the Olive Press
The laser device, which is no bigger than a bag, generates results in real time and is cheap to manufacture
Three Polish women aged 22, 23 and 27 were among those arrested at the club frequented by Brits
OLIVE WATCHERS: Spain’s Civil Guard to make surprise visits to olive oil factories after weigh-in controversies
It will serve to dispel doubts that have always existed on the part of farmers who are going to weigh their fruit after a hard day of harvesting
EXCLUSIVE: British expats in Spain lose MILLIONS following mysterious collapse of foreign exchange firm
Victims have now formed an action group with nearly 200 members
Acklom had links to Spain and was believed to still be hiding here
The men had travelled separately to France in January 2018 before crossing the border into Spain
IT is a well-documented fact that the Spanish Costas’ rich variety of foreign residents increases the complexity of legal issues and driving licenses -...
POLICIA Nacional have arrested 47 people for taking Spanish language exams using false documentation. Detainees were paid between €1-2000 to pose as foreigners and take...
A BRITISH couple have been ordered to pay a record fine for their fake holiday sickness claim. Liverpool couple Chelsea Devine, 21 and Jamie Melling,...
The detained is the leader of an organised crime gang which has infiltrated at least 100 financial institutions in 40 countries
In 2017, Spain claimed 41st position in the global rankings of the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), sharing the slot with Brunei and Costa Rica with a total corruption cost of €203 billion.