Fake police who stole from drugs gangs held

  • The gang members, who posed as Guardia Civil officers, operated in Malaga, Seville and Madrid

Police have broken up a gang that pretended to be Guardia Civil officers to steal from drug traffickers and business people.

The seven members were surprised while holding a meeting to launder 480,000 euros on behalf of a drug gang at which they falsely claimed they were undercover police in order to make off with the cash.

The gang operated in Malaga, Seville and Madrid.