| The new managers used the solvency of the old company, backed by more than 22 years of experience, so that buyers would trust them | There are 9 companies affected in the provinces of Alicante, Murcia, Valencia and Zaragoza The investigation has lasted a year and has resulted in 2 detainees and 4 investigated The Civil Guard has detained 2 men in Dolores (Alicante) and has investigated 4 others, as alleged perpetrators of 9 fraud crimes in which several companies with registered offices in the provinces of Alicante, Murcia, Valencia and Zaragoza have been harmed .
The economic loss caused amounts to more than 250,000 euros. Agents of the Investigation Area of ??the Civil Guard of Dolores (Alicante) have clarified 9 fraud crimes, allegedly committed by 6 people belonging to the management of a company based in Murcia, and who defrauded several companies distributed throughout the national territory. The first complaint received dates back to June 2019, by which a businessman from Albatera (Alicante) informed the agents that a company from Murcia had placed an order for construction materials, valued at more than 28,000 euros, that he paid with a bad note. After analyzing the situation of the purchasing company, its management, the workers and its links with banking entities, new victims appeared whom they had cheated in the same way, that is, with promissory notes valid for collection at 60 days, knowingly that the bank account to which it was linked lacked money. Fooling all these companies had been easy enough, considering that the scammers had the good name and endorsement of a company with an economic solvency that had lasted 22 years ...
until it changed management in February 2019. It was on that date that the new managers started the scams, knowing that for their clients it would be practically impossible to detect any anomaly, as the change of administration had occurred in such a recent period. For these reasons, during the first two months they rushed to make fraudulent orders to companies dedicated to the commercial sectors of construction, agriculture, air conditioning, heating and electrical or computer equipment.
9 injured firms were registered, distributed by the towns of Albatera, Pilar de la Horadada and Orihuela, in Alicante; Librilla, Mazarrón, Puerto Lumbreras and Barrio del Carmen, in Murcia; Beniparrel, in Valencia; and La Almunia de Doña Godina, in Zaragoza. After more than a year of investigation, the Civil Guard of Dolores has managed to arrest 2 of the alleged perpetrators and investigate 4 other men, related to the 9 fraud crimes that have caused more than 250,000 euros in losses.
Source: Ministerio del Interior