Gibraltar gambling employee arrested by Spanish police

A 32-year old Italian who works in online gambling in Gibraltar has been arrested by Spanish police in La Linea for alleged fraud using credit cards on the internet.

A person alerted the police that two of his credit cards were being used by other persons.

The cards were issued by Barclays Bank and Deutsche Bank. It was claimed that 2,519 euros had been fraudulently used.

Spanish police said that it transpired that the arrested person worked in an online business in Gibraltar and was conversant with the use of credit cards.

Interpol was contacted. They informed the Spanish police that this person had a warrant for his arrest from the authorities in Scotland, for an alleged offence valued at 128,324.