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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...

Mallorca’s biggest-ever real estate fraud case involving over €3 million goes to trial in Spain

A Palma judge has ruled there's plenty of evidence to prosecute nine people over a €3.3 million fraud in the biggest recorded case of...

Police in Spain bring down Chinese prostitution network that pocketed €5 million

A Bilbao-based Chinese prostitution gang that banked an estimated €5 million has been smashed by the Policia Nacional. 63 people have been arrested- 61 of...

Homes of vulnerable people seized by lawyer-led scammers in Costa Blanca area of Spain

AN Alicante Province gang ran a racket that seized homes from people who struggled to repay loans. They created a company which hoodwinked loan holders...

Ex-Valencia president, Eduardo Zaplana, in money laundering quiz over €1.6 million Madrid apartment purchase in Spain

FORMER Valencia region president, Eduardo Zaplana, has suffered a new setback in trying to rebuke money laundering allegations involving up to €20 million. A new...

Costa Blanca-based ‘smishing’ con fleeces €600,000 out of unsuspecting bank customers in Spain

A nationwide con saw 106 bank customers robbed of €600,000 from their accounts after they unknowingly provided access to their 'log-in' and personal details. Operation...

Police collar major drug-trafficking and money laundering criminals in Alicante and Valencia areas of Spain

TWO drug and money-laundering gangs that did business with each other have been brought down in the Valencian Community. A seven month joint-probe between the...

Ex-Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy denies knowledge of illegal spying to track down smears against him

FORMER Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appeared before a parliamentary committee on Monday to deny spying and smear allegations dating back nine years. Rajoy, Spain's...

Fugitive human trafficking boss arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca and will be extradited to France

A fugitive wanted by French authorities for being a key member of a human trafficking gang has been arrested in Alicante. The 36-year-old Paraguayan man...

Drug trafficker on the run from UK police is arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British fugitive wanted for drug trafficking has been arrested on the Costa Blanca. The Policia Nacional detained the man, 26, who fled the UK...

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