The national Police have arrested seventeen people in Marbella for their alleged involvement in fraud and forgery relating to social security and public finances.
National Police officers have raided a number of businesses in Almeria, Cádiz and Málaga provinces in relation to ongoing investigations into fraud relating to training programmes and grants, with as many as 90 people expected to be arrested or charged.
Twenty people have been arrested in Girona and Almeria as suspected members of an organisation exporting contaminated horticultural products to Russia through a company based in Estonia.
The Guardia Civil has dismantled a cocaine laboratory in Huelva, arresting eleven people in the process.
Five people have been arrested in connection with a robbery in Torredelcampo, Jaén, in which two elderly people were savagely beaten, one of them later dying in hospital from his injuries.
Five people have been arrested and four others charged in Montoto, Córdoba, in connection with the sale of ‘illegally obtained’ olives.
The National Police have broken up a Moroccan organisation involved in distributing significant quantities of drugs throughout Europe, with arrests taking place in Madrid, Granada, Burgos, Algeciras (Cádiz), Guadalajara, Barcelona, Córdoba, Ceuta and Málaga.
National Police in Málaga have detained thirteen people aged between 19 and 55 years on suspicion of the crimes of forgery, receiving stolen goods and being members of a criminal organisation in relation to the sale of gold.
National Police officers have arrested five Romanian nationals, three men and a woman, thought to be involved in at eat ten robberies from villas in various parts of Málaga province.
The Guardia Civil, under Operation Ricomar, has dismantled two separate gangs involved in thefts from vehicles in commercial centres, service stations and even airports.