German police raids tied to money laundering, crime gangs

Published: Updated:
Enable Read mode
100% Font Size

Special police units searched around 30 buildings Tuesday in connection with money laundering and organized crime in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

For all the latest headlines follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

Investigators raided homes, offices and stores in Duisburg, Leverkusen, Gelsenkirchen and other cities in the Rhineland and Ruhr Valley, the German news agency dpa reported.

They confiscated possessions and executed arrest warrants, dpa reported without elaborating. Investigators were to release further details on the raids later in the day.

Read more:

Germany says veto of individual EU member states ‘must go’

US spied on Merkel, European allies with Danish help from 2012 to 2014

Germany agrees reform to increase care worker pay

Top Content Trending