Tag Archive for cash

Drug-Loaded Lorry Intercepted

MOT Lorry Drugs Bust

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.

Expensive Baggage

SPN Airport Stash 1

Security checks at Valencia airport found several suitcases containing around a million euros in cash – they belonged to Chinese citizens.

Conmen Strike in Orgiva

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.

Honest Finder

MOT Councillor Citizen Safety

A young man in Motril handed in a backpack containing 2,000 euros in cash, a mobile phone, a tablet and an expensive watch after finding it.

Cash Burning Canadians

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.

New Fiscal Fraud Laws

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.