18 Albanian drug traffickers arrested in Italy under Alba Bianca

18 Albanian drug traffickers arrested in Italy under Alba Bianca

 Two groups of Albanian drug traffickers, including cocaine, marijuana and heroin between Italy and Northern Europe are destroyed today during the coded operation Alba Bianca. The operation was extended to 3 states, Italy, Germany and Albania and 18 Albanians, 1 Kosovar and 1 Pakistani  are arrested.

16 people were arrested in Italy. 13 of them are Albanian citizens resident in Italy. One is a Kosovar citizen resident in Treviso, another is an Italian citizen of Albanian origin residing in the Merano municipality of Bolzano. 3 Albanians were arrested in Bavaria, Germany. Another Albanian was arrested in Tirana.

This anti-drug operation has led to the destruction of two criminal groups acting in coraboration to each other; one in Northern Italy and the other in Bavaria, Germany. The groups had numerous branches in Italian territory in Lombardy, Veneto and Piedmont, also in Belgium and the Netherlands.

THe investigations of this operation began in January 2016 after the seizure of 91.5 kg of cocaine sy the Italian border with Austria.

Since the start of this operation, until today's arrests, to these two groups of traffickers has been seized 120 kg of drugs of marijuana type, cocaine and heroin in the amount of over 20 million euros, 8 vehicles used for drug trafficking, over 100 thousand euros in cash and a total of 40 courier and drug traffickers were arrested.
18 Albanian drug traffickers arrested in Italy under Alba Bianca 18 Albanian drug traffickers arrested in Italy under Alba Bianca Monday, September 10, 2018 Rating: 5
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