Spain detains 41 suspected of funding Colombia rebels

1st October 2010, Comments 0 comments

Spanish police detained 41 people Friday suspected of laundering over 200 million euros (275 million dollars) earned from drug smuggling and using part of this money to finance Colombia's FARC rebels, police said.

Over 250 police took part in the operation which involved searches of 27 residences and money transfer offices across the country, they said in a statement.

© 2010 AFP

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