A 7-month joint investigation between the Greek and Dutch authorities has arrested a Greek citizen of Albanian origin, wanted as the “head” of a drug mafia.
Protothema.gr writes that a 52-year-old Albanian man has been arrested in Glyfada, whose identity has not been disclosed. He was on an arrest warrant from Europe as the head of a criminal organization dealing in the distribution of large goods.
As announced by the Greek Ministry of Finance, the criminal organization in question trafficked every day, through an “underground” banking system with the use of coded communications, large sums of money and it is estimated that for a period of about 10 months, about 250,000,000 were trafficked. euros.
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During the search carried out in the apartment of the arrested, sums of money in banknotes from different countries were found and seized, including euros, US dollars, Canadian dollars, Australian dollars, Swiss francs, Turkish liras, United Arab Emirates dirhams and from South Africa.
Also confiscated were mobile phones, including a mobile phone used for encrypted conversations through special applications, a tablet, a digital disk and SIM cards.
The Operational Directorate in Attica continues to cooperate with the relevant Dutch Authorities and with the competent Judicial Authorities of the country, as there are reasonable suspicions of money laundering in Greece from criminal activities.