Israeli ex-military personel living in Colombia are being investigated for suspected drug trafficking, money laundering and the exploitation of minors, Colombia’s Prosecutor General announced Sunday in local media.
The group, based in the Caribbean city of Taganga, has also been accused of links to neo-paramilitary drug traffickers “Los Urabeños, in a separate but connected investigation.
According to the Prosecutor General, authorities have been monitoring the “criminal network” for the past year, following suspicions raised by local police and community leaders.
At least 8 are being investigated. They say they are legitimate investors.
Investigators are sifting through recordings, some of which are in Hebrew.