Alleged money launderers arrested in Colombia

Colombian prosecutors captured eight people Thursday suspected of laundering an estimated $6.6 million of drug money.

The arrest of the six men and two women, in Bogota and Cali, follows a four-year investigation by Colombia’s Prosecutor General.

According to the report the suspects worked in finance, and used their professional networks to launder drug money using front companies and fictitious business payments.

The eight remain in custody awaiting extradition to the US.

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