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Nine involved in Calpe car parking fine scam

FOLLOWING news released last week of a possible parking fine scam in Calpe, the Guardia Civil are investigating nine people, all employees of the...

Holiday rental scam victims fight back

ANGRY victims of a holiday rental scam have launched a massive publicity campaign to warn of the dangers of rogue websites offering luxury dream...

British scammers extradited

A BRITISH father and son arrested last week at a luxury urbanisation in Altea following an international arrest order have now been extradited to...

UK clamps down on bogus hotel sickness claims

COSTA hotels and holiday apartments have this week welcomed the announcement by the UK government to enforce new rules in the coming weeks to...

Animal aid group founders helped themselves

ANIMAL-LOVERS and pet shelters have been cruelly duped by a pair who pocketed over €300,000 in donations to feed rescued dogs and cats and...

Clampdown on illegal excursions

Nine local councils in the Marina Baja district have joined forces to clamp down on ‘manteros’ street vendors. The town halls of Alfaz del Pi, Altea, Benidorm, Finestrat, La Nucía, Callosa d’en Sarrià, Polop, Relleu and Villajoyosa have drawn up a protocol to carry out inspections of businesses thought to be involved in the illegal excursions scam.

Oasis Audrey extradition explanation

A UK court refused to extradite Oasis Audrey to Spain ‘because the European Arrest Warrant was not valid’. Former owner of the now-defunct estate agency...

OAP home scam

A BRITISH family are accused of running an illegal old people’s home from their house and trying to persuade residents to sign over their...

Tax scam warning

CRIMINALS are trying to obtain internet users' bank details by sending fraudulent emails claiming to be from the tax office (Agencia Tributaria), warned the...

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