He used the website of your business to offer mobile phones and televisions that never remitted to buyers
It has been clarified twenty crimes in all three phases of the operation
Last affected are from Madrid, Badajoz, Jaén, Burgos, Alava and Las Palmas
The Civil Guard in the region of Murcia, in recent days, has completed the third phase of the operation Zovi ', developed to clarify a number of scams perpetrated via the Internet in several provinces of the country, which has resulted in the detention, for the third time so far this year, the owner of an establishment of Mazarrón, on suspicion of the crime of fraud.
The latest victims were detected in Madrid, Badajoz, Jaén, Burgos, Alava and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, which together with the already localized in the earlier phases of the operation in Madrid, Barcelona, â€‹â€‹Malaga, Cadiz, Alicante, Valencia, Zaragoza, Navarra and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, add a score.
Last March, specialized civil guards in preventing public safety began the investigation after detecting illegal activities related to the sale of stolen mobile phones through a web page linked to a public institution of Mazarrón.
The fact that originated began operation, divided into three phases, was the complaint of a person in Barcelona he had acquired a mobile phone via a website and, after use, was informed by the operator that the terminal coming from a theft.
During the course of the investigation, the Meritorious continued to receive reports of the commission of similar crimes.
In these cases, irregularities were also related to the same website.
Victims acquired products advertised on the page, such as TVs and mobile terminals, but after formalizing payments of fixed amounts never received the purchased product and are reintegrated the amount previously paid, so, after identifying the person who managing the website, last February was located and arrested on suspicion of various crimes and offenses of fraud.
In April, following an investigation, the Guardia Civil culminated the second phase of the operation, also developed to clarify a number of related illicit website management, scams in which, after offering technological products and to pay fees to customers, products are never sent to the purchasers.
On these facts stopped again the head of the web.
Again last June, the Civil Guard detected committing more scams like modus operandi in previous research, so that the third phase of the operation was initiated in order to clarify Scams identifying its author .
All complaints received by the researchers had a common denominator: the same website prior research and managed from Mazarrón, so, after obtaining all necessary evidence, in recent days has been located and arrested for the third time in So far this year, responsible for managing the Spanish page, 28, resident of Mazarrón, on suspicion of various crimes and offenses of fraud.
In all three phases of the operation Zovi ', so far, the Civil Guard has clarified twenty crimes whose victims reside in 13 Spanish provinces: Madrid, Barcelona, â€‹â€‹Badajoz, Cádiz, Málaga, Jaén, Alicante, Valencia, Navarra , Zaragoza, Burgos, Alava and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
The operation is still open and it is possible that there are more people affected by this scam.
The detainee and the proceedings have been brought before the Court of Instruction No. 2 of Totana (Murcia).
Tips to avoid scams on the web:
Always buy through contrasting sites and established reputation.
Beware of vendors offering "super deals".
Explore the Web references and sellers ads before purchase.
Be cautious in purchases from users who say live abroad and seeks payment on delivery.
The remittance systems provide the seller with a high degree of anonymity.
Pay attention to e used by the alleged seller.
Any fairly reliable company has its own domain.
Do not believe in inheritance, lotteries or huge investments which, coincidentally, I have corresponded, or pyramid business.
Never access bank website through links page or email message, and remember that most banks encrypt their communications using secure protocols (https).
Upon completion of your operations, remember to log out.
Beware of emails or SMS allegedly from banks.
Confirm by phone, your bank branch, any request you receive from online banking details.
Keep in mind that your bank will NEVER request personal information in this way about your accounts or cards.
Source: Ministerio del Interior