‘Romance scam’ busted


Guardia Civil have arrested two people for committing a cybercrime known as a ‘romance scam’.

They are accused of obtaining €175,000 by simulating romantic relationships and asking for money.

An investigation called Fake Gold was launched after a woman from Gata de Gorgos complained she was the victim of a scam.

She explained that 14 months ago she met a man through social media.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News



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