‘Finland’s Most Wanted’ captured in Spain

Tranberg had been living in southern Spain and was apprehended by local authorities on a European arrest warrant.

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File picture of wanted suspect Nico Tranberg / Credit: National Bureau of Investigation

A man often referred to as ‘Finland’s Most Wanted’ has been captured in Spain.

Janne ‘Nacci’ Tranberg is the former boss of the Cannonball gang, and has evaded capture for two years.

He’s been on the list of Finland’s most wanted suspects, and had a European arrest warrant out for his capture in connection with alleged financial crimes.

The National Bureau of Investigation NBI said that Tranberg was apprehended on Monday evening around 17:00 in the Costa del Sol town of Estepona by Spanish authorities.

“Thank you to Spanish authorities for the excellent cooperation!” NBI wrote on their official Twitter feed.

Map of Estepona, Spain / Credit: Google Maps