The producer, accused of fraud, money laundering and criminal organization, will have to deposit this money before next Thursday to avoid prison
José Luis Moreno was released on bail this Thursday. The television producer will still have to pay three million before next Thursday to avoid prison, as requested by the Prosecutor’s Office
Moreno was arrested on Tuesday as a result of the macro-operation of the Madrid National Police and the Barcelona Civil Guard that has ended with
47 detainees, 25 of them in Madrid, 17 in Barcelona, 3 in Murcia, 1 in Valencia and 1 in Alicante.
That same day, searches were made at his mansion and at the Madrid headquarters of Moreno’s companies, in which the television producer was present, who spent the night at the Moratalaz police station.
All those arrested are charged with
having cheated more than 50 million euros Through the creation of a business network that had more than 700 merchants, allegedly laundering the black money of organizations dedicated to drug trafficking.
During the police investigation, which goes back two years, an intervention was carried out in which more than one million euros in cash were seized from a ‘mule’, who worked for the organization, transporting large amounts of cash in double-bottomed vehicles throughout the national territory from the sale of drugs inside and outside our borders.
The ‘Operation Titella’ investigators believe that the organization
took advantage of its business network of more than 700 merchants to launder money from drug trafficking to third parties. “They simulated an activity that was non-existent to justify the millionaire cash income generated by drug sales,” as reported by the National Police and the Civil Guard.
The members of this organization are charged with the crimes of continued fraud, document falsification, money laundering and belonging to a criminal organization within an investigation by the National Court.
scammers created merchants with a good reputation to offer business projects of all kinds that never materialized, with the active participation in crime of bank directors, a notary’s office and even television producers.
At the moment, they have located among the victims different banks and a private investor who would have suffered a loss of more than 50 million euros between different failed projects.
This organization, once it captured the funds, “activated a perfectly studied machinery where the ‘rallying’ of checks, simulated billing and the falsification of commercial documents was the ordinary activity,” according to the Police and Civil Guard.
The fruit of the crime that was laundered by those investigated, t
listed as destinations among other countries, Switzerland, Panama and the Maldives. The capacity of this organization was remarkable since they not only had a paid notary but among their projects was to create a bank in Malta designed for economic crime.
research was born in 2018 As a result of several complaints from banking entities in which it was manifested how, by abusing banking operations, this organization had managed to defraud more than one million three hundred thousand euros.