Colombia, 18 arrested for illegal mining, probable financial source for BACRIM

Posted on October 19, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Latin America Mining, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity

The police captured 18 people for illegal mining
retroexcavadoras inmovilizadas por la Policía. They said that among the transactions that took place during the weekend highlights the capture of 18 people who are linked to illegal acts. These arrests have been made official since the national government declared a military target this activity to consider sources of finance or BACRIM criminal gangs.
Police said the deductions were made in six mining areas in the southern department of Córdoba, Puerto Libertador sector and likewise this year we have carried out operations in border with Antioquia. Read Article

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