Spain: Expats arrested in cigarette smuggling ring

Posted on May 31, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Arrested, Spain

According to a report, two Marbella-based expats, an Irish man and a Briton, have been arrested for their part in a massive international cigarette smuggling ring. The two men were hauled in by Spain’s Guardia Civil for their alleged participation in a €11 million ($14 million) a month tobacco smuggling operation. They have not been named. Ten Spaniards and a Belgian were also arrested in the international operation known as Cumpai. Read article

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