By Gangsters Inc. Editors
Austrian law enforcement together with the General Police Inspectorate of The Republic of Moldova and Europol, have jointly investigated and busted an organized crime group suspected of smuggling nuclear materials.
The cooperation targeted a group of criminals that attempted to sell a nuclear container which contained radiological material. They offered it up for sale to an army for €3 million.
During the comprehensive operation three individuals were arrested in Vienna, Austria, two of them had criminal records, and one of them had been already convicted for a similar crime in the past.
Europol deployed an expert on-the-spot to support the analysis of the CBRN material and provided analytical and coordination support.
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The likelihood of the illegal movement of nuclear and radiological materials remains due to the increased availability of misappropriated radiological sources from different conflict zones and their further trade.
Europol released a video containing surveillance footage of the gangsters, their arrest, and of the nuclear material they were smuggling.
You can watch it below:
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