Holiday home rental con busted


Three suspects have been arrested in connection with a scam in which holiday homes in Torrevieja were offered for rent by criminals who did not have any access to the properties.

A Guardia Civil spokesman explained that the fraudsters were advertising the lets on internet property websites and asking for a down payment to secure the property.

However, once the money had been transferred to the scammers, or sent in cash, then the victims would never hear from them again.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

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