Sunday, March 14, 2021

Police arrest biggest cocaine gang in Madrid

 A red Ferrari, 600 kg of cocaine, and an arsenal of weapons including a Japanese sword were seized from members of the largest drug gang in Madrid, police said on Sunday (March 14).

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 12 members of the gang were arrested and Spain's National Police called them were very violent.Some $800,000 in cash was seized, along with 20 expensive cars, including the Ferrari.Three daggers and several automatic weapons were also found during a series of raids.Police said in a statement that it was the largest cocaine distribution organization in the Spanish capital.A "drugs lawyer" carried out legal duties for the organization including money laundering, while gang members used code names to refer to each other or the apartments used to store the cocaine.The leader of the gang, who is from Morocco, worked with other gangs in Morocco, Spain, northern Europe, and Colombia. Spanish police worked with counterparts in Colombia to carry out the operation.

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