Drug gang’s ‘drive-through’ cash wash


LUXURY cars sold at a Costa Blanca showroom were a front for part of an international money laundering operation run by a dangerous drugs gang – said to have “washed” over €7 million of illicit profits.
A co-ordinated police operation across seven countries ended a reign of terror run by violent criminals described as “the largest organised crime group” operating on Spain’s east coast.
Arrests and seizures at the climax of Operation Beautiful were triggered on Thursday September 26 – with 81 people detained in the cross-border swoop.

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