Dismantled an international criminal organization dedicated to the manufacture and distribution of illegal tobacco
125 searches made in Spain and Portugal, 29 arrests and more than 2,000,000 euros in cash have been intervened
Estimated tax fraud in both countries amounts to more than 10 million euros
An illicit tobacco production factory has been dismantled in the town of Manzanares (Ciudad Real), intervening more than 15,000,000 cigarettes and 50 tons of tobacco
The Civil Guard, within the framework of international cooperation, has developed a joint operation called ALECRÍN. The investigation, carried out by components of the Central Operational Unit (UCO) of the Civil Guard and the Fiscal Action Unit (UAF) of the National Republican Guard of Portugal, has achieved the dismantling of an international criminal organization dedicated to the illicit production of cigarettes and their subsequent distribution, as well as money laundering of the profits obtained.