Amsterdam: Tse Chi Lop, alleged drug boss from Asia, arrested

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Emma Teitel
Emma Teitel
Emma Teitel is an award-winning national affairs columnist with the Toronto Star who writes about anything and everything. She got her start at Maclean's Magazine where she wrote frequently about women's issues, LGBT rights, and popular culture.

The Asian drug cartel Sam Gor is in the world, with illicit methamphetamine products. The United Nations on drugs and crime (UNODC), according to the office in the suspect to wash his income by investing in real estate, Hotels and casinos in Southeast Asia. Now, the alleged boss of Sam Gor, a native of the Chinese Tse Chi Lop has been taken in the Netherlands.

The access to the 56-Year-old was at the Request of the Australian Federal police, the Australian authorities said on Sunday. The Australian attorney-General is preparing accordingly, a request for extradition for him.

According to the Australian news page Tse was arrested at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, as he wanted a plane. He should have been in the past few years, between Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan stopped.

Australia accuses the cartel, “to have substantial quantities of Heroin and methamphetamine” in the country is smuggled. The Australian Federal police, according to the BBC, that Sam Gor brings 70 percent of the illegal drugs into the country.

Tse, who has canadian citizenship, is often compared with the infamous Mexican drug boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. In the years 2012 and 2013, the Australian police made sure the case against the cartel targeted raids in Melbourne assets worth about nine million Australian dollars (5.7 million euros). The arrest of Tses is around eight years later, as a major breakthrough in the Australian investigations against the drug gang.

According to estimates from the UNODC, criminal gangs from Southeast Asia every year, more than 60 billion dollars (almost 50 billion euros). Produced drugs, methamphetamine base in Asia, especially in the Federal state of Shan in the East of Myanmar. The required chemical ingredients to enter in the rule over the Chinese border into the country.

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