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Police seize 440 pounds of cocaine in Peru port

Police have seized 200 kilograms, about 440 pounds, of cocaine in the port city of Callao in the largest cocaine seizure in Peru so far this year. The cocaine was hidden in a crate among replicas of Inca ceramics aboard the Elqui, which is owned by the Chilean CSAV shipping company, […]

Police begin investigation into finances of drug trafficking enterprise

The head of Peru’s anti-narcotics unit, General Miguel Hidalgo, announced that they will begin preliminary investigations into 124 companies and some 77 people suspected of money laundering. The investigation surrounds the Sánchez Paredes family, which is suspected of using the companies to hide decades-old profits from drug trafficking. According to Agencia Andina, […]

by · January 30, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Coca/Cocaine, Crime

Police arrest hacker who targeted Peru media

Peruvian police have arrested a 20-year-old computer science student accused of hacking into the websites of three Peruvian newspapers in early January. According to daily Correo, Diego Luis Bardales, alias Sdm, is suspected of leading a campaign against Peru’s media calling for authorities to release Cyber Alexis, the alias of […]

by · January 26, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Crime, Technology

Family killed for halting coca production

A family of coca growers who had replaced their illicit yield for legal alternative crops was brutally executed Sunday morning in Peru’s eastern jungle province of Padre Abad, in Ucayali Department. The mayor of a local community told Radio Programas radio the crime was in retaliation for the family’s support […]

by · January 23, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Coca/Cocaine, Crime