Guardia Civil has detained 8 people whom are members of one of the most important and active criminal organizations dedicated to trafficking large quantity of hashish from Morocco to Spain. Among those arrested is a Spanish citizen of Moroccan origin (MLM) considered one of the most prominent drug traffickers operating between Morocco and the Andalusian coasts and another Italian (PV) who is wanted by the Italian authorities for his membership in the Camorra Napolitana, with several pending legal cases in Italy mainly for drug trafficking and "mafia-type association".
They have been trafficking drug from Morocco to Spain by "narcolanchas" and fishing boats, distributing it for storage in the provinces of Málaga, Cádiz and Almería, from where they distributed it throughout several other European countries.
Several house searches have been carried out in Marbella and Estepona, where some of the arrest were carried out too.
About 5 tons of hashish, more than € 200,000 in cash, jewellery, vehicles, electronic and computer material of interest for the investigation have been seized.
- www.guardiacivil.es - Intervenidas cerca de 5 toneladas de hachís a una organización delictiva sólidamente establecida en España, Marruecos e Italia