By Nicola Cowell
MALAGA court has started to sell off the 15 cars and extensive art collection amassed by Juan Antonio Roca through illegal property dealings.
Seven of his 15 cars have already been sold at auction, raising 400,000 euros to help pay off his 8.3million euros of debt.
The most expensive, a Gull Wing Mercedes, went for 200,000 euros.
The disgraced ex-Marbella planning boss will face trial in September in the so-called Operation Malaya case, in which he is said to have amassed 200 million euros in planning deals.
When arrested in 2006, police found millions of euros in cash, throroughbred horses and even a tiger at his numerous homes.
His art collection, which is worth approximately 27million euros, is to be auctioned off by Sotheby’s this Autumn.
A helicopter is expected to fetch 850,000 euros.