The investigation to dismantle this network began by detecting all kinds of national and international transfers. Transfers of fraudulent origin with a value of 850,000 euros and with multiple destinations such as Germany, Chile, Estonia, France, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Pakistan, Russia, Sweden and Taiwan that made the authorities suspicious and that led to uncovering, as explained by the National Police, the existence of a framework.
What is this scam about? This is a type of technological scam in which those responsible They deceive by impersonating the identity. As explained by the National Police, it consists of deceiving authorized administration employees to issue payments in both SMEs and large companies. How? Impersonating the identity through an email that serves to interpose between business negotiations. This is how they manage to receive funds transfers that the person making them believes they are making to a client…
Registration and detainees
The National Police has communicated that there are fifteen people arrested for dismantling this criminal organization dedicated to the aforementioned fraud of the CEO. Of the fifteen people arrested, nine are in Madrid and there are five in Albacete (in the towns of Hellín and Isso) and one more detainee in Valencia.
In the investigation, the National Police has searched the homes of those involved using units such as TEDAX-NRBQ, canine guides and the operational group of technical interventions or GOIT. In total, six entries and searches at homes and business premises where these individuals were arrested and where 154,000 euros in cash have been found in addition to all kinds of high-end vehicles, numerous mobile phones, a high-end motorcycle, a bulletproof vest, emergency lights and police acoustics, a total of eight short weapons, thirteen long weapons, an assault rifle, Guard uniforms Civil and silencers.