LATIN AMERICAN CRIME GROUPS SET SIGHTS ON EUROPE’S BUSTLING COCAINE MARKET

On 2 March, an article from Insight Crime says that, with higher profits and lower risks than the US, Europe has emerged recently as arguably the most important cocaine market in the world.  InSight Crime and the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC) spent 2 years carrying out fieldwork in more than 10 countries in Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe to trace the evolution of the European cocaine trade, and the Latin American and European criminal networks that have shaped it.  The result is a 65-page joint investigative report titled “The Cocaine Pipeline to Europe”.  Gone are the days of a single criminal group controlling every link of the drug trafficking chain from Latin America to Europe. Instead, the supply chain is fluid, with different multinational mafias working together on shipments.

https://insightcrime.org/news/latam-europe-cocaine-market/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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