Six telemarketers arrested in Barcelona

The Guardia Civil has arrested six tarot telemarketers in Barcelona for allegedly extorting money from their customers by threatening to publish their recordings, one resident of Almeria paying over €28,000 to avoid publication.

Ten months prison for police chief

The Supreme Court has upheld a prison sentence handed out to a chief inspector of the National Police by the Provincial Court in Almeria in a case relating to threats and extortion.

Nabbed in Nerja

Two men have been arrested in Nerja as the alleged perpetrators of threats and extortion carried out in the name of ETA.