Brazilian drug gang PCC is strengthening its links with Hezbollah
The alliance is feeding power and profits of both groups
Brazil’s largest drug gang, the PCC, is strengthening its links to Lebanese group Hezbollah. The two groups are working together to jointly strengthen their financial power through goods trafficking. The PCC reportedly smuggles drugs and arms to the Lebanese paramilitary group, plus electronic products, cigarettes, clothing and fuel.
This information comes from a new report from the Foundation for the Defense of Democracy (FDD). A non-governmental organization based in the US, the FDD works to combat terrorist groups. Its report adds to evidence from unpublished reports and interviews with members of national and foreign security forces.