MADRID | Spanish police arrest suspected migrant smugglers

9Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

MADRID —Jan 09, 2019—Spanish police say they have broken up a gang that smuggled people and drugs by boat from Morocco into Spain, charging migrants up to 2,000 euros ($2,300) a trip.

A police statement Wednesday said the group earned around 25,000 euros for each boat that made it across the Mediterranean, often carrying both people and hashish in the unsafe vessels.

Investigators estimate the gang had brought more than 500 migrants into southern Spain’s Andalucia region since last August.

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