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Police find €400,000 in checked-in suitcase for flight from Spain’s Valencia to Turkey

A man tried to smuggle €400,000 out of Spain on a flight from Valencia Airport to Istanbul, Turkey. Guardia Civil officers at the luggage...

Dog sniffs out British woman with large suitcase of marijuana at Spain’s Valencia airport flying to London

A British woman, 46, has been arrested at Valencia's Manises airport for trying to fly out with 15 kilos of marijuana in her suitcase. Two...

Tonne of drugs retrieved after 26 bundles found floating off Spain’s Costa Blanca

OVER a tonne of hashish was spotted floating in waters some 40 miles off the Costa Blanca on April 9. Packed into 26 bundles, they...

Massive stuffed animal collection with rare and extinct species worth €29 million discovered in Spain’s Valencia area

THE Guardia Civil is investigating the owner of a private taxidermy collection with more than 1,000 animals, including some that are protected or extinct...

MUST READ: British ‘narco’ baron Brian Charrington jailed after Costa Blanca cocaine smuggling retrial in Spain

BRITISH drug trafficker, Brian Charrington, has been found guilty and jailed for almost 11 years for smuggling cocaine into a Costa Blanca marina in...

Six years for man rescued after sinking rented boat laden with drugs bound for Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE Courts have sentenced a man to six years to six years in prison after his failed attempt at importing nearly two tonnes of...

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...

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