Category: Crime

Hostess Club Fraudsters Arrested

Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested 20 members of an organised gang believed to be responsible for fraudulently obtaining around 45,000 euro from credit cards of mostly British visitors to hostess and strip...

People Traffickers Arrested

The National Police in Spain have successfully dismantled a network dedicated to trafficking Albanian citizens into the UK, arresting 97 people in the province of Barcelona and the airports at Barcelona, Madrid and Palma...

Counterfeit Crackdown in San Pedro

In a combined operation between the Guardia Civil and local police of San Pedro del Pinatar, six people have been charged with crimes against intellectual property and 3,168 fake items of clothing seized from...

Cycling Burglar Arrested

Officers from the National Police have arrested a 46 year old man accused of two separate burglaries from the same property. The investigation began after a couple reported a number of items missing from...

Alcoy Armed Robber Locked Up

A resident of Alcoy has had his 5-year prison sentence confirmed by the court of appeal, after he was found guilty of armed robbery, having threatened a priest at knifepoint and made off with...

Drugs Arrests in Torrevieja

Six people, aged between 29 and 46, have been arrested by the National Police, accused of being part of a drugs distributions network operating around Elche and Torrevieja. The initial investigation began a month...

Bank Detail Hacker Arrested

Officers from the National Police have arrested a 27 year old computer expert, accused of hacking into accounts and selling the details of Spanish bank users. The hacker is said by the police to...

Webmaster Arrests

Officers from the National Police have arrested three directors of a website used for downloading films and TV shows. The economic benefit, which was achieved through adverts and benefits posted on the website, is...

Dumped Baby Rescued by Police

A newborn baby was rescued from an underground rubbish container in the Mejorada del Campo area of Madrid on Wednesday morning. A man walking his dog heard what he thought were the cries of...

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