German fugitive arrested for fraud and forgery in Costa Blanca’s Torrevieja

German fugitive arrested for fraud and forgery in Costa Blanca's Torrevieja. Image: National Police/Twitter

Officers of the National Police have arrested a citizen of German nationality in the Alicante town of Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca.

A European arrest warrant (OEDE) from Germany was issued for continued crimes of fraud and falsification of public documents.

Faced with this arrest warrant the Central Court of Instruction in Madrid ordered the national search and capture of the German fugitive, 20 Minutos confirmed on Sunday, August 7.

National Police Officers belonging to the First Group of Organized Crime of the UDYCO of the Provincial Judicial Police Brigade of Alicante established a special device aimed at locating and arresting him.

After investigations were carried out, it was possible to locate the fugitive from justice in a busy street in the Alicante town of Torrevieja, where he was arrested.

The 50-year-old German detainee has been placed at the disposal of the Investigating Court on duty in the same town.


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Anna Ellis

Originally from the UK, Anna is based on the Costa Blanca and is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]

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