Your location is set to Dartford
Published: 12:00, 02 April 2014 |
Updated: 12:10, 02 April 2014
A Greenhithe woman is one of seven people arrested today as part of an investigation into money laundering allegations.
The Metropolitan Police said the the suspects, who include a solicitor and a property developer, are believed to have links to a high-profile organised crime gang.
Officers arrested four men and three women during dawn raids in Kent, London, Surrey and East Sussex early this morning. One of the raids was on a property in Alexander Road, Greenhithe.
Those held as part of an operation codenamed Octopod include a woman in her 30s arrested on suspicion of money laundering.
Around 50 officers were involved in carrying out warrants.
Detectives also seized items such as financial documents, computers and mobile phones that will be sent away for forensic examination.
Detective Chief Superintendent Tom Manson, of the Met's specialist, organised and economic crime command, said: "This is continuing activity, bringing together some of the Met's most skillful teams."
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
This is a brand new online resource covering every aspect of owning and improving a home in Kent and Medway.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating! PLUS, register for free!.
Neil Miller, Hever Castle head gardener is new gardening blogger.
Buy pictures that you've seen in a KM newspaper, or send in a picture and we will place it on our photo sales website so that you can purchase a super, unique gift.