2.5 tonnes of waste trafficked from the Canary Islands to Africa

An organised crime group has been dismantled by the Spanish Civil Guard SEPRONA, with the support of Europol and the Italian Carabinieri for illegally moving hazardous waste from the Canary Islands to several countries in Africa. Those arrested are also suspected of document fraud to carry out their illegal activities.

Article Link: https://www.europol.europa.eu/newsroom/news/25-tonnes-of-waste-trafficked-canary-islands-to-africa