Blogs and advice from Industry leading Specialists
Valuable Opinions, Comments & Gossip
Financial related News & Articles relating to Spain
Latest News, Stories
& Hot Topics
Various Tools & Widgets to help with your financial needs
Tools & Widgets to
help with finances
Polls, Surveys and Opinions featured throughout Tumbit
Featured Polls, Surveys & Stats
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat

Spain police arrest 200 Chinese in telephone fraud scam

Source: Fox News - Wed 14th Dec 2016
Spain police arrest 200 Chinese in telephone fraud scam

Spanish police say they have arrested more than 200 people of Chinese origin in a crackdown on gangs that ran call centers that swindled EU16 Mln from compatriots in China.


A National Police statement Wednesday said the gangs made contact with people in China, pretending at first they were friends or family and warning them of fraud scams. In later calls, they pretended to be police investigating the scams and convinced many of victims to put money in bank accounts run by gangs.

Police said they had dismantled 13 call centers run out of houses. The arrests took place in towns around Madrid and the eastern cities of Barcelona and Alicante.

The operation was carried out in conjunction with Chinese authorities, who launched the investigation.

Recommended Reading :

* 440 Criminal organisations at large in Spain

* Civil Guard raids Chinese Bank ICBCS Madrid HQ

Comment on this Story

Be the first to comment on this Story !!

Related Partners

Recommended Items

Related Articles

Related Blogs