Race yacht used to run drugs


Eight suspects have been arrested – ‘several of them Britons’ – in a sting against smugglers who were running cocaine from Caribbean islands to Spain in a competition yacht valued at more than €1 million.

They travelled frequently between Britain, Alicante, Málaga and the Caribbean – and the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) helped Spain’s National Police with the investigation.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at www.costa-news.com


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