The Civil Guard carries out the largest operation against money laundering from drug trafficking in Campo de Gibraltar

59 people have been arrested and 43 more investigated and 150 vehicles have been seized, valued at more than one million euros, 60 properties valued at 16 million euros, more than 200 bank accounts of the investigated have been blocked and 550,000 euros have been seized cash

The money laundered amounts to more than 35 million euros

The Civil Guard within the framework of the DOMUS operation, has carried out the largest operation against Money Laundering from drug trafficking in Campo de Gibraltar. 59 people have been arrested and 43 more investigated and 150 vehicles have been seized, valued at more than one million euros, 60 properties valued at 16 million euros, more than 200 bank accounts of the investigated have been blocked and 550,000 euros have been seized cash. The money laundered by the investigated amounts to more than 35 million euros.
The investigation began in the fall of 2018, when investigators were able to verify that the majority of the most important drug traffickers in the area were residing in an urbanization in the town of La Línea de la Concepción. This urbanization, was in an area outside urban planning, and was striking for its high walls and important security measures.
It should be noted that in this place the Civil Guard had already carried out house searches in different operations against drug trafficking and that said luxury homes are not registered or registered in any register, using screen companies to hide their true ownership, all being of high economic value.
Continuing with the investigations, it was revealed that these houses, as they did not have external financing, their construction and maintenance costs were incompatible with the income and rents declared by the legal activities of their inhabitants, the majority of them being the heads of the main organizations dedicated to the trafficking of hashish on the Line.
As a result of the investigation, the Civil Guard found that the money laundered by the investigated is 35,050,900 euros. For this reason, 28 house searches were carried out, 19 of them in the El Zabal urbanization.
450 civil guards from the Algeciras Command, CCON (Center for Concentration against Drug Trafficking), OCON (Coordination Body against Drug Trafficking), GAR (Rapid Action Group), Air Service and Maritime Service have participated in the operation.
The operation has been coordinated with the Algeciras Anti-Drug Prosecutor's Office, the civil guards request Court No. 1 of the Concepción Line.
For the expansion or confirmation of any other data, you can contact the Civil Guard Peripheral Communication Office, on the phone 630900403

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