Colombian officials say they broke up a global drug-trafficking ring that stretched to Asia. The operation resulted in the capture of three people suspected of shipping funds to Hezbollah militants in Lebanon.
Colombian authorities said on Tuesday they broke up a drug and money-laundering ring in an international operation that included the capture of three people suspected of shipping funds to Hezbollah guerrillas.
More than 100 suspects were arrested in
"The criminal organization used routes through
Among those arrested in
Those suspects -- Chekry Mahmoud Harb, Ali Mohamad Abdul Rahim and Zacaria Hussein Harb -- used front companies to send drug cash overseas, it said without providing further details.
Date created : 2008-10-23