Morocco 300 million euro due to siphons money launderers gang

Megalomaniac amounts earned in drug trafficking gone to Morocco.

Via courier with cars the criminals transported cash money that was earned in drug trafficking in Belgium and Netherlands. From these countries amounts via the Middle East were laundered. The money was then sent to Morocco.

The gang used the hawala system, an informal financial channel, where cash money is left on point A and point B can be retrieved. There is no supervision of this kind of money flows, because it is entirely based on mutual trust.

A total of 450 agents were deployed and 36 arrests. In Netherlands was 20 kilos of cocaine seized in searches. In addition, the police took 5.5 million euros cash, automatic weapons, gold bars and cars. An estimated 300 million euros the gang has such a laundered.

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