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Police chase luxury yacht stuffed with drugs off Spain’s Costa Blanca

A luxury yacht crammed with 810 kilos of hashish has been intercepted off the Costa Blanca after a half-hour police pursuit. A Guardia Civil maritime...

Cocaine smuggler who bought Mallorca yacht for £60m smuggling operation forced to hand over £300,000 cash

A JAILED Liverpool man who thought a £60 million cocaine smuggling plot would make him rich has been ordered to hand over more than...

Billionaire who smuggled Picasso painting out of Spain avoids prison because of ‘serious incurable disease’

ONE of Spain's richest men will not go to prison for smuggling a Picasso painting out of the country because he's dying. Ex-Santander Bank vice-president,...

Police seize lethal black cocaine hidden among coffee packs at Costa Blanca airport in Spain

THE Guardia Civil intercepted a parcel containing potentially lethal black cocaine that was shipped to Alicante-Elche airport. The package containing five kilos of the dangerous...

Expat ‘gang leader’  arrested in Mijas on Spain’s Costa del Sol after €250mn cocaine bust in mid Atlantic

THREE people have been arrested on the Costa del Sol after a massive haul of cocaine was found on a yacht in the Atlantic. A...

Woman arrested for smuggling cocaine into Spain’s Barcelona hidden beneath her wig

A WOMAN has been arrested in Barcelona after police found 760 grams of cocaine, distributed among 58 packages, under her “bulky” wig.  Police in Barcelona...

GIBRALTAR: Demo after death of Spanish ‘tobacco smuggler’ ruled accidental

A SPANISH man who was killed when his boat was in collision with the Gibraltar Custom’s vessel HMS Searcher died accidently, an inquest has...

Little old lady, aged 79, arrested for being a drugs kingpin smuggler of cocaine into Portugal and Spain

A 79-year-old female Spanish drugs lord has been arrested in Portugal over a cocaine smuggling operation. The Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional assisted Portuguese...

Criminal gang caught red-handed smuggling 15 tonnes of drugs into Spain on boat named ‘SEEFUCHS’

EIGHT members of an organised criminal gang were arrested after their boat, SEEFUCHS, was boarded 100 miles off the Spanish coast. Five drug smugglers were...

Poisoned vodka and fake honey: 15,000 tonnes of illegal food & drink seized as 42 smuggling gangs busted in...

EUROPOL and Interpol have just concluded an 18-month long operation which targeted the trafficking of fake and substandard food and drink. The tenth operation of...

Enough tobacco to make 11 million cigarettes seized as smuggling gang arrested in raids throughout Spain and Portugal

A CRIMINAL gang exporting illegal tobacco and cigarettes from Spain to Portugal has been thwarted by Europol and a cross-border team of customs and...

Yacht was camouflaged as a fishing boat to smuggle tons of drugs into a Costa Blanca port in Spain

TWO-and-a-half tons of hashish was found on a yacht moored at Santa Pola, leading to the detention of a Murcia and Costa Blanca-based drugs...

Old salt nabbed: Royal Navy veteran ‘mastermind’ behind drugs gang in Spain’s Andalucia

A ROYAL NAVY veteran has been arrested as the alleged kingpin of an international drugs smuggling gang. More than  one-and-a-half tonnes of hashish, three boats,...

Million euros of meth seized as human trafficking gang snared in raid on Spain’s Costa Calida

A GANG of 24 people traffickers operating in Costa Calida have been arrested for smuggling people from Algeria. As well as the 23 men and...

BUSTED: Police in Spain arrest 46 involved in huge trafficking gang importing drugs from Morocco

A NETWORK of warehouses from Gibraltar to Barcelona have been raided, revealing a large scale and ‘perfectly-structured’ drug trafficking operation led by a man...

WATCH: Human trafficking gang arrested after smuggling 700 Moroccan refugees into mainland Spain via Canary Islands

A HUMAN-trafficking operation has been smashed by Policia Nacional and Europol in Spain. Hundreds of desperate refugees were allegedly transported by the gang from Morocco...

WATCH: Violent eastern European drug traffickers who smuggled guns among COVID-19 medical supplies busted on Spain’s Costa Blanca with...

A VICIOUS drug trafficking gang has been dramatically captured during a house raid in Alicante. The bust concluded an international investigation involving police forces from...

Armed smugglers arrested as quarter tonne of drugs hidden among Indian spices seized on way to Spain’s southern coast

HUGE quantities of weapons and marijuana destined for the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol have been intercepted by Spanish and Dutch National Police. An...

Parrot smugglers arrested on Spain’s Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca after netting €1 million trafficking exotic birds to...

SPANISH police and the Moroccan Royal Guard have arrested a gang of 28 bird traffickers who were earning over €1 million a year. Some 280...

WATCH: Seven high-speed boats seized as drug trafficking gang smashed on Spain’s Costa Blanca

MORE than three tonnes of hashish and seven specially-adapted speedboats have been seized in a combined police operation on the Costa Blanca. A total of...

Guardia Civil officer busted smuggling migrants into Spain’s Andalucia inside his car

The man has been arrested, together with his 23-year-old Moroccan wife and two other collaborators,

Three La Linea youths arrested on drug smuggling charges after sea chase

Three youths from La Linea de la Concepcion and a fourth person from Ceuta have been arrested on suspicion of drug smuggling on Monday.

Man arrested for smuggling millions of euros worth of endangered eels from Spain to East Asia

A MAN has been convicted of smuggling an estimated €62.5 million worth of critically endangered baby eels from Spain to East Asia via the UK.

TOTAL BANKER: Billionaire handed €52.4 million fine after botched attempt at smuggling priceless Picasso painting out of Spain...

Picasso completed Head of a Young Woman in his pre-Cubist phase, with the painting snapped up by Botin in London in 1977

WATCH: Police catch drug smugglers at gun-point in dramatic Costa Calida raid

GUARDIA Civil have dismantled at gun-point a drug smuggling gang in the Mar Menor region of Murcia. https://youtu.be/Xzv5Q_83yHo Investigations began in September, when the number of...

Cannabis cops mixed up in Mar Menor marijuana mountain

A PAIR of Spanish policemen are among 26 accused of bringing over two tonnes of drugs onto the Costa Blanca. All are up before Murcia’s...

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