Published On: Wed, Mar 26th, 2014

Major money laundering trade discovered

cigaretteWILLEMSTAD - The Colombian media reported a major money laundering operation between Curaçao, Aruba and the FARC in Colombia. According to reports, about two million dollars were laundered using illicit cigarette trade.

The cigarettes, which are intercepted, were hidden in 750 containers and have a Paraguayan hallmark. These cigarettes ended up in Colombia, through a Curacaoan and Aruban brokerage, according to the media in that country.

An international investigation team, including the Dutch Caribbean Criminal Investigation Team (RST) is involved, investigating the case.

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