British expat allegedly scammed by company in Murcia in Spain as police investigate | Travel News | Travel

 British expat allegedly scammed by company in Murcia in Spain as police investigate | Travel News | Travel

The company was supposed to be offering at-home care for elderly British expats living in Mazarrón in Murcia according to Spanish police. An investigation began after a 90 year old woman was allegedly scammed by her carer.

The police discovered the elderly expat was living alone and had no immediate family when she was reportedly targeted by the scam.

After the raid on the business, police seized €45,000 and £3,600 in cash as well as bank cards and personal documents owned by alleged victims.

The carer who was supposed to be looking after the elderly woman was identified by police as another British citizen in the area.

It is claimed the woman took over the alleged victim’s home and all of the elderly woman’s savings.

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The Guardia Civil issued a statement saying: “Officers established that the carer had abused the elderly woman’s trust and taken control of…

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