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    Tenerife Property Rental Scam

    Tenerife Holiday Rental Scam

    Recently, there was a large scam operating that offered holiday rentals that did not exist. Some of the sites have been taken down, some of the scammers caught, but that doesn’t mean we’ve seen the end of it. I think this will continue to happen as it gets harder to find accommodation due to the […] More

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    Pickpocket in Los Cristianos

    I was walking down from the Mirador strip. I saw a guy dipping the backpack of a woman at the same time she felt it He sat down feigning innocence as she and the guy and others with her berated him I took two shots of him and notified the police on the Alertcops app More

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    Would like to warn people

    I would like to warn people about this man we were given his number by kath and paddy that owned  hemmingways we were after some that had villa to rent as we can’t use hotels because our son has autism and can’t cope with crowds we met him seemed very nice we payed £8000 for […] More

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    Sneaky Hotel Scam To Watch For

      This is one of the smartest scams I have heard about. You arrive at your hotel and check in at the front desk. Typically when checking in, you give the front desk your credit card (for any charges to your room) and they don’t retain the card. You go to your room and settle […] More

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    Latest Rental Property Scam

    New Rental Property Scam

    As we’ve previously mentioned, there are still some property rental sites online which advertise rental properties that are not legitimate. The new version of this scam no longer uses newly created websites but existing sites known to many and carry an element of trust. The individual posts adverts on established sites and social media pages […] More

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    Suspected Crime Gang Arrested On West Coast of Tenerife

    Policia Local in Santiago del Teide have detained a group of Romanians who are believed to be part of a crime gang that are responsible for a number of burglaries across the area. A car chase occurred when a vehicle that was being driven by one of the suspects failed to stop at a police […] More

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    Silvia Garcia CCS Tenerife – Less Than Truthful Website

    After a terrible personal experience with this service, I am concerned that many people may be misled into thinking that this is a legal company. Silvia (Sylvia) Garcia of Crystal Clear Solutions, Tenerife, does not have an office or work legally according to the registry in Spain although she does have an impressive web site. […] More

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    Stolen Gibson ES137 Guitar

      UPDATE….. Guitar has been found in a Cash Converters shop in La Laguna. Now reunited with the owner.   This guitar was part of late ULI Schimitt’s collection, and is irreplaceable in sentimental value. Stolen along with mobile phone and cash 750 €, from Sol Sun ApartHotel Fanabe, Tenerife, on Friday 17th February 2017 […] More

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    Pick Pocket in Los Cristianos

    Friday evening was walking across the very long zebra crossing in Los Cristianos, from Valdés Centre to the garage. I was half way across when my handbag that as ladies know when on your shoulder gently taps your hip, but I felt it suddenly tap my bottom. Turned and this young girl early twenties had […] More

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    Tenerife Purse Snatching

    Attempted Purse Snatching

      Have been coming to the island for over 30 years and now spend a lot of time in Golf Del Sur. Through this forum, I was able to advise visiting friends this week to be very cautious of people approaching them and to watch their belongings very carefully. On day two of their holiday […] More

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