A control point on the A-7 above Motril on Wednesday stopped a lorry carrying 32 packages of hashish amounting to a tonne in weight. The street value of the drug is estimated at 5,000,000 euros.
The Guardia Civil has been running checks on the illegal movement of cash between Spain and Portugal, especially by Chinese citizens.
The police in Órgiva (Alpujarra) have arrested three men, aged between 30 and 48 years of age, two of whom were gasmen for stealing a large sum of cash from an elderly man.
This story came to light on the BBC website, and concerns a Canadian radio station burnt about 3,000 euros in cash as part of a contest for their listeners.
The Guardia Civil were surprised to find 753,000 euros in the boot of a car at a control point. The driver said he had no idea how it had got there.
The Guardia Civil has arrested a young woman in Almuñécar for allegedly stealing valuables & cash worth 10,000 from a house.
On October 29th 2012, the Spanish parliament approved Law 7/2012 with the object of fighting fiscal crime. It is a mixture of new and the modification of the previous law. It is hoped that it will curb several categories of fiscal crimes.