A German accused Organized crime actions whereas he allegedly ran the Mallorca chapter of motorbike membership Hells Angels greater than a decade in the past, testified in a Spanish court docket on Tuesday.
Frank Hanebuth, 58, is on trial after 34 different defendants with a dozen alleged chapter members and collaborators struck a plea deal on the primary day of hearings Monday in Madrid’s Excessive Court docket.
He denied any skilled relationship with the opposite defendants.
Hanebuth additionally denied residing in Mallorca from 2011 to 2013, when the group operated on the Spanish vacation island, in accordance with prosecutors, and stated he solely went there for the summer time holidays and for a pal’s birthday. Hanebuth stated the Hells Angels had been in Mallorca from November 2009 to February 2011.
He denied proudly owning a big Mallorca property the place police discovered weapons and paperwork, or some other actual property state in Spain.
The Spanish public prosecutor’s workplace has indicted Hanebuth Membership in a prison group, cash laundering and unlawful gun possession. They’re in search of a 13-year jail sentence for him and a $4.9 million wonderful for cash laundering.
Prosecutors allege Hanebuth appointed members who dedicated crimes together with extortion, sexual exploitation and theft at standard vacationer spots. They stated the group has additionally gotten into actual property in Mallorca and the close by island of Ibiza.
The method is anticipated to take a number of days.