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6th February 2020, 17:14

​Thirty four year old local accountant arrested on suspicion of money laundering

A thirty four year old local man, employed as an accountant has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

It follows an investigation, led by the RGP, in conjunction with the Income Tax Office and other agencies. The investigation forms part of the wider multi-jurisdictional efforts to tackle drug trafficking and money laundering in Gibraltar and the Campo area.

A number of residential and business premises were searched with the help of the Customs Dog Section. The arrest was carried out yesterday by the RGP's Economic Crime Unit.

Officers of the anti drug smuggling branch of the Guardia Civil were present during some of the searches, on a non-operational basis.