International ‘scalping’ gang busted


Suspected members of an international gang who stole bank cards have been arrested in Torrevieja.

A Guardia Civil spokesman explained on Tuesday that the criminals used a method known as ‘scalping’, in which they would watch a customer key in their four-digit pin number – then steal their card.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at


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