Federal Police investigates international drug trafficking through Campinas

Defendants shipped drugs to Europe

Published in 01/12/2021 - 08:32 By Fernanda Cruz - Repórter da Agência Brasil - São Paulo

The Federal Police is carrying out today (1st) Operation Lavaggio III to investigate those accused of sending drugs to Europe through the Viracopos International Airport, in Campinas. The action takes place in the cities of Campinas, Hortolândia, Indaiatuba, Tarumã and São Paulo.

13 warrants are served, nine for search and seizure and four for temporary arrest, issued by the Federal Court.

In the current phase, the police investigate financial transactions and acquisitions of properties incompatible with the declared income, in addition to the use of “oranges”.

Overload Operation

The entire investigation began with information obtained during Operation Overload , launched on October 6, 2020. At that time, the Federal Police arrested, in Indaiatuba, the person primarily responsible for the articulation between the traffickers and the airport. He is currently on the run. Your name has not been released.

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Edition: Kleber Sampaio

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