Etiqueta 'Fraud'
FILE PHOTO: Colombian singer Shakira at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards in Newark

FILE PHOTO: Colombian singer Shakira at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards in Newark

FILE PHOTO: Shakira poses with her Video Vanguard Award and her and Karol G's Best Collaboration Award for "TQG" at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., September 12, 2023. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo

ANDREW KELLY 13/09/2023

Hotelier association, Abta and other representatives at the meeting in Madrid.


High-level talks in Madrid over false compensation claims

"Clearly it’s fraud. There is no doubt about it. There is co-operation needed between the industry and police to investigate this stuff further."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/05/2017 00:00

Arnau Cañellas with Julia Fernández, a tax inspector.


Fraud office involved in major tax campaign directed at holiday rentals

"We want there to be zero fraud. Hence, this exhaustive campaign will be undertaken over four months in Majorca and the other islands."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/05/2017 00:00

Tourists aren't affected by the discount scheme but residents are, and there are concerns about the change.


Residents' discount change delayed until end-March

The change applies to group travel. Rather than the automatic 50% discount, a limit will be set on the amount of subsidy for ticket prices.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/12/2016 00:00

The regional government is determined to give workers in whichever sector greater job security.


33% of job contracts contravene the law

The employment minister stressed that most companies stick to the rules but observed that there is still too much non-compliance.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/11/2016 00:00

A protest in June this year against the precarious nature of employment in the Balearics.


One in three summer job contracts was fraudulent

The working conditions of 5,500 workers were improved as a result of the employment inspection campaign.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/11/2016 00:00

All-inclusives are particular targets for the fraudulent claims, says the hoteliers federation.


Warning of fraudulent holiday compensation claims

The fraud typically involves claims for food poisoning, and a receipt from a chemist for a non-prescription treatment can be sufficient to press a claim.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/09/2016 00:00


Tax agency trebling holiday rentals’ inspections

Owners face penalties of between 50 and 75% of the amount defrauded in addition to having to pay tax corresponding to income.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/04/2016 00:00

The tax agency is going to be checking property rentals.


“Overwhelming" results expected from rentals' declaration demand

The internet has been used to find out the location of properties that are being rented out and their use.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/04/2016 00:00

Public asked to help fight tax fraud.


Tax agency launches email anti-fraud system

Anyone making a report of which he or she has evidence of possible fraud is assured that this can be done confidentially.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/03/2016 00:00

Four of the five former senior officials who testified last week strongly accused Matas.

Nóos trial

Prosecution believes that Matas has been “wriggling like an eel”

Princess Cristina is to be questioned and will make her declaration to the court this Friday in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/02/2016 00:00

Ex-Balearic president, Jaume Matas, in court today.

Nóos trial

Urdangarin “received contracts because of who he was”

"I assume my guilt because Balearic taxpayers’ money was not spent on what it should have been spent on," said ex-Balearic president, Jaume Matas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/02/2016 00:00

Almost 600 media personnel accredited for Princess trial


Almost 600 media personnel accredited for Princess trial

During the first days, the Princess’s defence will call for the so-called Botin doctrine to apply. This is one by which only the state can act as prosecutor.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/12/2015 00:00