It sells its revenues in real estate and luxury cars
Security investigations recently revealed the involvement of dozens of fictitious companies, which illegally distribute drugs and pharmaceuticals, in concluding suspicious deals to market narcotic drugs and others classified as hallucinogens, and laundering their revenues in the field of real estate and luxury cars, where 16 people will be subject to accusations. In the file, most of them hail from Constantine, to be tried by the Capital Judicial Council’s felonies within days, for the felony of selling and placing for sale and purchase with the intention of reselling and distributing psychotropic substances within the framework of an organized criminal group, money laundering, forgery and the use of forged documents in commercial and banking papers.
The circumstances of the case, according to the file of the accused, which was reviewed by Echorouk, are due to information that the search and investigation team reported to the security of the state of Algiers regarding suspicious movements of two persons from the state of Constantine, in the trade of psychotropic substances by concluding deals with fake pharmaceutical companies and distributing them on the black market in the eastern states. After a surveillance operation, the two suspects were arrested, one of whom was nicknamed “Mourad El Ksentini,” and the matter is related to the owner of a pharmaceutical company called “Sarl Medal,” preceded and involved in 70 cases of trafficking in narcotics and psychotropic substances, and the subject of arrest warrants issued by the courts of Guelma and Constantine.
Security investigations showed that the company run by the accused is fake and registered in the list of cheaters, given that its activity has not been declared, and that it has evaded paying tax dues since its establishment, and that it is not present at the registered address in the authorized social headquarters, and it was found that it used its activity to conclude deals to obtain influencers. Mentality from other companies and illegal trafficking in the black market.
As part of the security research conducted by the Judicial Police Squad, it was found that the main suspect in the file was traveling with false identities, as forged documents, including a forged driver’s license, and documents belonging to a clinic that was closed by a judicial decision, were found in his home after his overthrow. , as well as counterfeit seals of several private companies, and stamped papers.
The investigations conducted by the search team, based on the suspect’s statements, also revealed that the activity of most of the companies he was dealing with were mere fictitious companies on paper, to defraud public pharmaceutical companies and acquire psychotropic substances, then market them on the black market. Selling and bleaching psychotropic substances into the activity of buying and selling real estate and luxury cars under pseudonyms, and fabricating bills and blank checks.
On the other hand, the statements of the accused during his interrogation revealed that he previously worked as an accountant for a national company in the pharmaceutical industry, then became a partner and shareholder in a drug distribution company called “Adi Pharm.” Legal invoices and that he was earning interest after selling them at a rate of 10 percent for each transaction, as 200 boxes of the drug “Rofumad”, classified as an effect, are estimated at a total amount of 26 million centimes, provided that the cash payment is dealt with all dealers to avoid follow-up by the tax authorities.
The accused stated that the work was in an organized collective framework, where the medicines were shipped and stored in his father’s residence in Constantine, and the driver of the vehicle transported them with forged documents to evade the security oversight, being the subject of research and preceded in several files.