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Scores held in Spanish crackdown on Chinese gangs

17 October 2012 Last updated at 07:53 BST

Police in Spain have arrested at least 80 people in a nationwide crackdown on Chinese criminal gangs.

The operation, involving more than 300 officers, focused on money-laundering and connected illegal activities such as tax evasion.

Officers reportedly searched more than 100 premises - mainly in the capital Madrid and in Barcelona.

James Kelly reports.