An international hashish traffic organization dismantled
Joint operation of the Civil Guard and the Royal Police of Gibraltar
38 people have been arrested, 3,600 kilograms of hashish seized and 10 vessels used for drug trafficking seized
The operation has been developed in the provinces of Cádiz and Málaga and in Gibraltar
The Civil Guard and the Royal Police of Gibraltar have developed the HELL / HALOGEN operation in which it has been possible to completely dismantle an important criminal organization dedicated to introducing large numbers of hashish into the Peninsula and using Gibraltar to launder money from drug trafficking. They have been arrested 38 people, seized 3,600 kilograms of hashish, 10 boats, 3 jet skis, as well as numerous intervened accounts and other actions related to money laundering.
At the end of last year the Civil Guard has knowledge of a criminal organization that introduced large numbers of hashish in the Peninsula and in turn laundered the money from this illegal activity by starting the operation "Helix." Fruit of the investigations in jIn addition, 3,500 kilos of hashish were seized and 29 arrests of people of Spanish nationality were carried out in the Campo de Gibraltar and Malaga. 16 records were made in warehouses, homes in the Comarca del Campo de Gibraltar and in the province of Malaga. In this operation, 19 vehicles were intervened, three of them recovered after being robbed; 7 boats and 380,000 euros in cash.