On 24 February, an article in Insight Crime reported that law enforcement in Latin America and Europe have disrupted a cocaine smuggling network that reached from Bolivia to Dubai, resulting in the arrests of a Paraguay-based dealer of armoured vehicles and a racehorse owner in Brazil.  Security forces coordinated by Europol raided some 40 sites in Brazil, Paraguay and Spain.  This concluded an 18-month investigation into the network, which was linked to seizures of at least 8 tons of cocaine and $2 million in cash in Belgium, Brazil, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.

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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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