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Holiday home fraudsters arrested in Benidorm

NATIONAL Police have arrested five people, aged between 22 and 62 years, in Benidorm accusing them of defrauding more than €220,000 offering non-existing holiday...

Campaign to end ‘systematic fraud’ in insurance

THE British and Spanish governments are being urged to take action against an alleged travel insurance scam run by a group of unscrupulous companies. The...

Insurance companies accused of ‘systematic fraud’

BRITISH insurance companies stand accused of scamming holiday makers heading for Spain over their medical cover. The Spanish private health alliance ASPE – the Alianza...

Dental fraud victims demonstrate

VICTIMS of Valencia’s fraudulent iDental clinic are demanding compensation for their suffering and plan to demonstrate before the health department to pressure government officials...

British fraudsters arrested in Altea

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two British nationals under an international arrest order for defrauding £1million in a property-related scam. The father (age 76) and son...

False Benidorm holiday claim thrown out of court

IN ANOTHER victory for the UK travel industry, a Liverpool couple have been caught out after claiming compensation for a holiday in Benidorm that...

Jail for fake hotel sickness claims couple

HOLIDAY company Thomas Cook has won a landmark case after a private prosecution against a couple claiming almost £20,000 in a fake sickness claim. Shamed...

UK to crackdown on Costa hotel claim fraud

BRITISH PM Theresa May and her government have vowed to crack down on holiday claim fraud that is damaging both British holidaymakers and the...

Cash payment limit dropped to €1,000

THE CABINET will tomorrw (Friday) approve new measures to fight fiscal fraud, including a new limit on payments in cash to €1,000. Currently, cash payments...

Clampdown on property tax evaders

The Valencia regional government has caught 600 people in Alicante province who failed to pay tax on property purchases, donations and inheritances. This first clampdown...

Benidorm brothel card swindlers caught

TWO women and a man were detained in a brothel in the so-called 'Brit zone' of Benidorm last week. According to police sources, the accused...

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