Bahrain: Buying Luxury Cars with Drug Money

The drug lord was caught not only peddling drugs, but also attempting to launder the money he earned from selling drugs.
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A drug lord deposited money into his family members’ bank accounts and purchased luxury cars in order to launder the profits he made from his illicit trade, the High Criminal Court heard.

The man is said to have been caught selling drugs and was sentenced to 10 years behind bars. He was also found in possession of BD10,000 cash. The defendant had earlier denied selling drugs, affirming that he was only consuming them.

However, it was later established that the man wasn’t only peddling drugs but also attempting to launder the money he earned from selling it.

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