Gang busted over billion-dollar medicinal cannabis scam

By Graham Keeley
Updated April 13 2024 - 10:50pm, first published 10:48pm
Police have busted "a notorious and elaborate Ponzi fraud scheme" involving medicinal cannabis. (AP PHOTO)
Police have busted "a notorious and elaborate Ponzi fraud scheme" involving medicinal cannabis. (AP PHOTO)

Police forces led by Spain have arrested a gang that allegedly defrauded 645 million euros ($A1.06 billion) from victims in 35 countries in a scam centred around cannabis plants for medicinal use.

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