In a major police operation in Spain, 65 members of a Chinese drug gang called Bang de Fujian were arrested. From Catalonia the cultivation and trafficking of drugs was controlled, says the Spanish police. Also, the organization is suspected of money laundering, identity theft, fraud with electricity and fraud with documents.
The operation was carried out with the help of Europol. In five cities throughout Spain, searches were made. Three large pot plantations were found. There were also raids in Portugal and the Netherlands.
According to police, the gang coordinated a parcel service to spread the drugs throughout Europe. At least 700 packages of drugs were sent to France, Portugal, the Netherlands, Germany, Romania and the United Kingdom.