Local June 11, 2012 | 11:42 am

Overseas deputy’s daughter charged with money laundering, son already jailed

Santo Domingo.- The National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) arrested Janney A. Suriel, daughter of the newly elected Overseas deputy Levy Suriel Gomez, on charges of laundering money from drug trafficking.

Janney Surie is the sister of Levy Jamil, also son ruling PLD party deputy, and who’s being held in New York on a case of 75 kilos of cocaine seized in Punta Cana’s Marina (east) in December.

The DNCD and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) were watching the two brothers for allegedly forming part of a ring which shipped cocaine to the United States.

"This is a case that the DNCD and the Drug Enforcement Administration United States (DEA) have been working together for months. The woman’s brother was arrested in New York on April 12 this year."

In a statement DNCD spokesman Roberto Lebron said US$60,975 in cash was seized from Janney Suriel during an April 12search ??in her residence.

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