€1.5 million card cloning bust

Over 70 people arrested for bank card cloning and Social Security fraud

One of the suspects being arrested

NATIONAL Police have detained 38 people in Andalucía and Madrid as part of an investigation into fraud using cloned credit cards. The gang is thought to have illegally amassed €1.5 million from banks in five countries.

A further 35 people were arrested in relation to a €300,000 fraud against Social Security uncovered in the police operation.

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