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Home help steals over €70,000 from old woman’s bank account in Spain’s Valencia

A home help has been arrested for fraud and theft in Gandia after stealing €70,400 from a 90-year-old woman's bank account. The female thief, 36,...

Ex-employee steals fuel discount card from trucking firm in €60,000 fraud on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A former Alicante transport company driver stole a fuel discount card to defraud his ex-employer of €60,000 in just two months. The man knew the...

Domestic worker raids two homes in Spain’s Valencia area to steal jewellery worth €300,000

A domestic worker returned to two former Valencia area clients to steal €300,000 of jewellery. The 53-year-old Beniparrell woman has been arrested by the Guardia...

Thieving factory worker ordered to pay back €529,000 for stolen Iberian ham in Spain’s Andalucia

A ham factory employee has been ordered to pay back €520,000 for stealing Iberian ham joints from a Huelva Province warehouse between 2007 and...

Men stabbed Valencia Metro passengers in Spain to steal mobile phones

TWO men have been arrested by the Guardia Civil for stealing mobile phones from passengers using Valencia's Metro trains. The duo, aged 27 and 31,...

Sex attacker and thief nearly freezes to death in desperate sea plunge on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO men have been charged with robbing and sexually assaulting a woman, 25, in the Old Town area of Alicante. One of the assailants went...

Thieving Costa Blanca pool man in Spain arrested for killing Javea villa owner, 96, who surprised him

A pool man has been arrested for killing a 96-year-old client at his Javea villa who caught him stealing. The assailant, 58, was detained by...

Breach of trust with nursing home worker stealing jewellery from residents on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A nursing home employee robbed three residents of jewellery which she then sold off at a pawn shop. The woman, 44, with no criminal record,...

Bogus policeman steals €1,000 from terrified Ukraine refugee in Costa Blanca street search in Spain

A bogus policeman stopped a Ukrainian refugee in the centre of Alicante and accused her of selling cocaine before stealing €1,000 in cash. The woman,...

Spain’s nuclear council appeals to thieves after radioactive material stolen from van in Madrid

SPAIN’S Nuclear Safety Council has appealed to thieves to return kit containing radioactive material that was stolen from a van in Madrid The Nuclear Safety...

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,...

Three women arrested after thieves raid jewellery shop in Spain’s Torremolinos

COPS have arrested three women after a Malaga jewellery shop was broken into on Tuesday, February 22.  Callous thieves made off with a number of items from...

Costa Blanca carer steals jewellery from nursing home residents for pawn shop sales in Spain’s Benidorm and Granada

A woman worked for just a week in a Costa Blanca nursing home and stole jewellery from three residents. Five items made from gold ended...

Theives steal two artworks by Edgar Degas from private villa in Spain’s Galicia

POLICE are investigating the alleged theft of two priceless Edgar Degas paintings from a private villa in Galicia. The two paintings, which are part of...

Cleaning lady breaches trust to steal jewellery worth €30,000 from employer’s Costa Blanca home in Spain

A cleaning lady has been arrested in Mutxamel, Alicante Province, after raiding her employer's safe to steal €30,000 of jewellery and cash. The 25-year-old woman...

Catalytic converter thieves took expensive units from parked cars in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A gang who stole catalytic converters from parked cars in Alcoy and Elche has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Six men, aged 21 to...

COVID-19 test kits worth over €500,000 are stolen from Barcelona area warehouse in Spain

THIEVES have stolen 208,000 antigen tests from a Barcelona area warehouse. Police say the robbery happened on Friday(December 31). The test kits have a total market...

Costa Blanca conmen resold stolen top range Mini rental cars at Murcia dealership in Spain

TWO Alicante businessmen have been arrested for stealing high-end Mini rental cars which ended up at a Murcia area car dealership. One of the detainees...

Man arrested after trying to sell items donated to victims of La Palma volcano 

A TENERIFE thief snagged €15,000 worth of donations that had been collected for victims of the La Palma volcano - then tried to sell...

Carer stole jewellery and made illegal cash withdrawals from elderly lady in Murcia area of Spain

A carer of a disabled 71-year-old Murcia City woman stole jewellery from her as well as withdrawing €12,000 from her bank account. The Policia Nacional...

Local council issues advice to prevent property crime during darker nights on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NOW THAT we are all getting used to the darker nights drawing, one conscientious local council in the Vega Baja area is offering advice...

Expat despairs at insurance company demanding receipts for 100 year old jewellery after robbery on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Expat has slammed his insurance company after it demanded receipts for stolen jewellery that had been in the family for 100 years. Brian Snell,...

Crooks harvest precious metals by stealing catalytic converters from parked cars in Spain’s Costa Blanca

THIEVES stole catalytic converters worth over €16,000 from 40 parked cars in Elche. Three people, including a child, have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. On...

Thieving caregiver starts new job by taking jewellery and cash worth over €16,000 from employer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A caregiver used her first day at work in an Alicante house to steal jewellery and cash totalling over €16,500. The 42-year-old Spanish woman answered...

Teenagers thought to be behind spate of vehicle thefts in latest Gibraltar crime spree

FOUR teenagers have been arrested in connection with a spate of vehicle thefts, which have taken place over the last three weeks. On Monday, July...

Group posing as Red Cross workers robbing from elderly are arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A GANG of four thieves that stole from the elderly in their own homes has been arrested by Alicante Guardia Civil. The group, three women...

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