Malaga’s €1 million illegal lottery group busted

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AN ILLEGAL lottery group has been broken up in Malaga City and Cartama which is believed to have moved more than €1 million per year.

In the second police operation in July against illegal gambling organisations, 163,000 tickets and €2,300 were confiscated, Junta de Andalucia regional government delegate Jose Luis Ruiz Espejo explained.

The group is believed to have consisted of a leader, seven collectors and 36 ticket vendors.

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