Cocaine Gang – level 2
Spanish police arrested 12 members of the largest cocaine gang in Madrid, Spain.
Police seized a Ferrari with 600 kilograms of cocaine and several weapons. Police made several raids, and they seized around 800,000 dollars in cash, 20 expensive cars, and weapons. The gang was very dangerous and its leader came from Morocco. He worked with other gangs in Morocco, Europe and Colombia.
A lawyer helped the gang with legal matters and money laundering. It meant that he moved the gang´s money to different banks and businesses. Gang members used secret messages to communicate with each other.
Spanish police worked with police in Colombia to carry out the raids.
Difficult words: gang (an organized group of criminals), seize (when police take something from somebody and they keep it), raid (when police suddenly come to a place because they are looking for criminals or other things).
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