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NEWS: Europe’s drugs ‘Super Cartel’ hit by raids in Dubai and across EU; gang controlled 30pc of cocaine trade in bloc, say police

SUPER CARTEL: Graphic shows international scale of Operation Desert Light. High Value Targets (HVT) are identified in each national sub-operation. IMAGE: EUROPOL

By AMLi Correspondents SIX “high value” British, Dutch, Spanish and French men known as “the Drug Lords” — a “super-cartel” who controlled 30pc of Europe’s cocaine trade — have been arrested in Dubai. In Spain 15 people were also arrested, where investigators seized assets worth €24M. One of the men detained in the UAE is…

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