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11 arrested for benefit fraud worth six million euros

Written by on February 5, 2020

Policia Nacional have arrested eleven people, some locally, in connection with pension fraud valued at over six million euros.

Raids were carried out in 21 provinces including Alicante, Barcelona, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Valencia and Madrid.

It’s alleged that relatives of deceased persons continued to claim pensions in some cases decades after their deaths. Over twelve thousand payments to 75 bank accounts are currently being investigated.