Auckland money laundering: police arrest 10, seize $10m in assets
Detective Inspector Lloyd Schmid said 12 warrants were carried out by the Financial Crime Group.
More than $10 million worth of assets including four properties and three vehicles in St Heliers, Kumeu and New Lynn, and $200,000 worth of jewellery, were seized.
Police also restrained 23 bank accounts, as well as cash and cryptocurrency wallets.
The nine men and one woman aged between 32 years old and 70 are due to appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow and on 23 March 2021.
They face a range of charges including money laundering and possession of methamphetamine for supply.
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