Well-heeled Parisians caught in Moroccan drug traffic bust

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Police in France and Switzerland arrest 20 people, including a Paris politician, on suspicion of laundering some 40m euros of drug traffic cash.

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In February this year, French police intercepted one of the dozens of "go-fast" cars which transport cannabis at high speed from Spain to Paris. The seizure – banal in itself –unravelled an extraordinary network of drug-trafficking, money-laundering, fraud and tax evasion which sprawled over the invisible barrier which separates Paris from the city's poor, multiracial suburbs, reports The Independent.