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Dozens of properties in Spain seized with Russian money laundering gang member arrested in Canary Islands

A woman has been arrested in Tenerife as part of a probe into a crime gang suspected of laundering dirty money linked to the...

€140,000 cash found in spare wheel of stolen car in Spain’s Mijas

THE Guardia Civil have arrested, at a petrol station in Mijas, the driver of a high-end vehicle, apparently stolen in France last year. The incident...

€1.5 million pyramid scam in Spain sees arrests in Tenerife, Costa Blanca, and Murcia areas

A pyramid scheme that netted €1.5 million from unsuspecting investors has been brought down by the Guardia Civil. The two ring-leaders- an Italian national and...

Police in Spain’s Benidorm arrest major money launderer working for Dutch drugs gang

THE Guardia Civil in Benidorm have arrested a key figure in a Dutch drugs gang- said to be one of Europe's major narcotics trafficking...

Serbian drugs gang exported €2 million of marijuana annually from Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A Serbian drugs gang operating out of the Alicante and Valencia areas of Spain has been brought down in an international police operation. Europol said...

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...

NERO TO ZERO: Kinahan ‘financier’ and ‘enforcer’ arrested after seizure of 200 kilograms of cocaine and €500,000 cash last...

HE has long been one of the Costas most feared ‘businessmen’. A former Manchester doorman, Johnny Morrissey, 62, was this week led out of his...

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...

Gibraltar placed on ‘grey list’ by global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog

GIBRALTAR has been grey listed for strategic deficiencies in its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regimes.  The Rock has joined the United Arab Emirates on...

Narcoboat and money laundering gang broken up in Costa Blanca and Almeria areas of Spain

A drug smuggling gang used high-speed boats to ship narcotics from North Africa to Spanish beaches and marinas before resorting to money laundering to...

One of UK’s ‘most wanted’ accused of £30 million fraud is arrested in Spain’s Murcia region

A 25-year-old British man on the run since 2020 for crimes of fraud and money laundering has been arrested in the Murcia area of...

Police find €400,000 in checked-in suitcase for flight from Spain’s Valencia to Turkey

A man tried to smuggle €400,000 out of Spain on a flight from Valencia Airport to Istanbul, Turkey. Guardia Civil officers at the luggage...

International money launderer caught hiding out on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A money launderer wanted by Swedish authorities has been arrested on the Costa Blanca. The 31 year-old was detained by the Policia Nacional in Torrevieja. He's...

Multi-million money laundering ring acting as ‘bank’ for criminals is busted in Spain’s Malaga area

THREE German fugitives have been arrested in Malaga Province for running a money laundering ring that acted as a 'de facto' shadow banking system...

Costa Blanca fraudsters created 30 bogus companies to make €10 million by conning Spanish authorities

125 people have been arrested during an 18-month Policia Nacional investigation into a gang who created 30 fake companies to defraud social security and...

Costa Blanca tax consultant in Spain launders nearly €1 million through bank transfers and buying property for Norwegian couple

AN Alicante Province tax consultant has been arrested for helping two Norwegians launder part of €11.5 million they defrauded from Norwegian tax authorities. A man...

Man extradited from Ukraine to Spain to face attempted murder charge

WHILE the 110,00 Ukrainians who have found refuge in Spain will be relieved to be here, one man won’t after he was extradited from...

Drug traffickers convert ‘squatted’ homes into cryptocurrency and marijuana farms on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIVE members of a Costa Blanca drugs gang have been jailed in a major strike by the Guardia Civil. Six people were bailed and two...

Businessmen to face court over controversial Madrid Covid-19 PPE deal which paid for luxury cars and a yacht in...

A Madrid court will pursue a corruption case involving two businessmen over a €14.2 million PPE contract with Madrid City Council. The deal was struck...

Convicted Dutch drug-trafficker faces extradition after Benidorm arrest in Spain

A Dutch drug-dealing fugitive has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Benidorm. He was said to have been living in the city for 'several...

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...

Bogus Microsoft-certified computer experts in Spain’s Alicante hijack woman’s computer to steal €9,000

AN Alicante Province scammer swindled a Galicia woman out of €9,000 after pretending to be a Microsoft-certified technician. He took control of the woman's computer,...

Corruption probes into former King of Spain, Juan Carlos, dropped due to ‘lack of evidence’

PROSECUTORS in Spain are shelving two corruption probes involving former monarch, Juan Carlos, due to a lack of evidence. It's more good news for the...

Britain’s ‘Most Wanted’ woman arrested while walking dog in upmarket area of Spain’s Catalunya

THE Guardia Civil have arrested a UK fugitive in Catalunya branded as Britain's 'Most Wanted' woman. Sarah Panitzke,47, was sentenced in her absence to eight...

Benidorm politician cleared in corruption probe involving Russian mafia gang in Spain

BENIDORM councillor, Lorenzo Martinez Sola, has been cleared of any illegal involvement with a Russian solicitor accused of running a mafia gang operating out...

Benidorm politician claims innocence over Russian mafia gang money laundering charge on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM councillor, Lorenzo Martinez Sola, says he is confident of being cleared of any illegal involvement with a Russian mafia gang. 23 people, including...

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