The Civil Guard has arrested one person and investigated another for eight crimes of fraud and one crime of belonging to an organized criminal group, as well as identifying the other seven components of the criminal group, who live abroad.
The 'Renter' operation began in September 2020 when, after filing a complaint at the Talavera de la Reina Civil Guard post, for the scam of 910 euros for an alleged rental of a home in Toledo, through of a well-known Internet portal for buying and selling, the proceedings were sent to the team of the Talavera de la Reina Civil Guard company.
In the course of the investigations, other victims of the criminal group were identified several more victims, both national and international, amounting to the total amount of money swindled to 31,490 euros, and most of it had already been transferred to a bank specialized in the purchase of cryptocurrencies. headquartered in Estonia, and other smaller amounts, to seven accounts of a German national bank.
From the facts investigated, it was concluded that nine people were the alleged perpetrators, and it was found who the agents considered the leader of the gang, in Spain.
The operation ends with the arrest of a 52-year-old Spanish nationalized man and the investigation, not arrest, of another 49-year-old Spanish man. Seven other people residing abroad have also been identified as alleged members of the criminal gang, and two bank accounts of Spanish entities, one of an Estonian bank, and seven accounts of a German entity have been seized.