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$263,370 in cash seized in action against drug trafficking in Rio de Janeiro

Christian Fernsby |
At dawn this Thursday, January 6, the Federal Police seized around R$ 1.5 million ($263,370), after approaching a vehicle on the Presidente Dutra highway, near the municipality of Piraí/RJ.

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The action took place within the scope of the Redeemer Mission.

The money was found by federal officers hidden in the body of the truck. According to the information obtained, the money would have come from communities under the influence of a criminal faction operating in Rio de Janeiro.

The money, the vehicle and its driver were sent to the Regional Superintendence of the Federal Police in Rio de Janeiro/RJ, where an inquiry was launched to continue the investigation.