Tag Archives: Spanish

Spanish police arrest 200 Chinese in telephone fraud scam

MADRID: Spanish police have arrested more than 200 Chinese nationals suspected of running call centres from luxury villas that swindled over €16 million (US$ 17 million) from their compatriots in China, officers said on Wednesday (Dec 14). “We are talking about thousands of Chinese citizens, mainly poor families who were robbed of their modest savings… Read More »

Spanish police arrest two Moroccans suspected of Islamist State links

MADRID: Two Moroccan men suspected of having links to Islamic State have been arrested in Spain and police say one of them played an important role in spreading propaganda for the militant group, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. The man – described as a “dangerous solitary actor” living in the outskirts of the capital… Read More »

Electoral surge of far left likely to shake up Spanish politics

CORDOBA, Spain: The parched olive groves and tranquil towns of Spain’s southern Cordoba province are an unlikely backdrop for a political upset that could reverberate across Europe. Yet some locals like 57-year-old Lorenzo Molina, an unemployed librarian, hope they can help deliver just that in a fresh nationwide election on June 26 following an inconclusive… Read More »