The Director General of the Civil Guard presents the Face Mask operation where more than 300,000 expired masks have been seized since 2014
María Gámez stressed that "this research becomes even more relevant because it was produced at a time of great demand for medical equipment and where there was difficulty in acquiring it.
14 people have been arrested for the crimes of fraud, money laundering, against public health, documentary falsification and membership in a criminal organization
The dismantled network took the masks out of their boxes and distributed them with a transparent bag in which the expiration date was no longer stated.
Gloves, medications, syringes, oxygen therapy equipment or expired drain bottles have also been operated
Based in Valencia, the organization has sold expired material to companies in Valencia and Zaragoza
The Civil Guard has arrested 14 people for selling face masks and expired medical supplies. So far, more than 300,000 face masks that have expired since November 2014 have been seized.