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A TOTAL of 13 bales of hashish thrown overboard by suspected smugglers, have been confiscated by Customs officers in Gibraltar waters.
NEARLY £50,000 in cash and over 3,500 cartons of cigarettes were confiscated by Customs in two operations as officers cracked down on smuggling.
TWO people have died after a Gibraltar police launch collided with suspected drug smuggling launch early this morning in a combined operation.
Six Spanish national were accused of paying the £10,000 fine with black money as it was all handed over in cash at Windmill Hill Prison.
FOUR Spanish nationals have been arrested after a high speed chase off Sandy Bay along with a boat believed to be used for drug smuggling.
Gibraltar needs to improve money laundering and terrorist funding measures according to a European Council report published its findings this week.
MARINE police have caught up with three suspected drug smugglers off Europa Point after a dramatic cat and mouse sea pursuit in another combined operation.
A local man has been arrested on money laundering charges related to drug smuggling by the Royal Gibraltar Police with the help of the Guardia Civil.
Three people have been arrested in total recently, the first on tobacco charges and the second for having tried to send drugs by mail.
CUSTOMS officers resisted attacks by suspected smugglers to seize 1,500 cartons of tobacco this morning after a battle at sea.