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Tough new measures for expats who cheat the system

Calls to the benefit fraud hotline in Spain have doubled since the British Government launched a major advertising campaign during the last week of October to encourage the public to call the hotline if they suspect benefit fraud and to urge claimants to report changes in their circumstances. The Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) benefit fraud hotline in Spain ...Full Article

Dangers of sharing intimate pictures

Young people who send intimate pictures via mobile phones are once again being warned about how they can be exploited. A recent survey indicated that teenagers in Spain see this practice ...Full Article

Police raid illegal poker game

Police have cracked down on illegal gambling in Spain with a raid on a Texas holdem poker game in Granada. They said seven people were playing, including a minor, ...Full Article

Murder suspect trapped by job offer

Police used an unusual technique to capture a man wanted for murder. A job offer! The suspect had been at large for well over a year following the death ...Full Article

Couple used hand-operated machine to peddle tobacco

The lengths people will go to in order to smuggle contraband tobacco was demonstrated when police broke up an illicit manufacturing operation. Described as one of the largest seizures ...Full Article

Ebola survivor talks of her pain and says: “This second life is not easy”

The Spanish nursing auxiliary who beat ebola but was forced to have her dog destroyed has spoken in detail for the first time about her heartbreak and pain. Teresa ...Full Article

Chocolate cake was “laced with marijuana”

Eight young people were taken to hospital after eating a chocolate birthday cake laced with marijuana. Police have been told the cake was made by the mother of one ...Full Article

Massive haul of contraband cigarettes

Contraband cigarettes have been smuggled into Spain from Andorra and Gibraltar using mountain trails, packaging companies and transport vehicles. Police last week arrested 50 people in connection with the ...Full Article

Safety alert as “pregnant woman” dupes householders

Police have reiterated warnings about never allowing a stranger into your home following a scam involving a heavily pregnant woman in Castellon. The woman knocked on someone’s door and ...Full Article

Gang forged paperwork to make bank withdrawals

Operation “PAKIN-TER” was co-ordinated across various areas of Castellón, including Logroño, Lleida and Barcelona. All eleven arrested are of Pakistani nationality and are alleged to be members of a ...Full Article
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