Police reveal details of drug smuggling gang after 15 arrests

TAGS: Crime

A drug trafficking gang based in Greece, whose suspected members have been arrested, made hundreds of millions of euros by shipping narcotics to various European countries, police in Athens said on Tuesday.

Officers held a news conference after the arrest of 15 people, 13 Greeks and two Albanians. They also seized almost 700 kilos of cannabis.

Large quantities of cannabis and cocaine where shipped by trucks that belonged to road haulage firms that served as a front for the gang, police said.