U.S. Marshals auctioning off 9 high-end vehicles from Miami drug kingpin case

Posted at 12:20 PM, Jul 05, 2016

The U.S. Marshals are auctioning off 10 high-end vehicles this week, nine of which belonged to Miami drug kingpin Alvaro Lopez Tardn in Miami.

The online auction is already underway and runs until Thursday at 11 a.m.

So far, there are hundreds of bids for the following high-end vehicles:

  • Enzo Ferrari
  • Bugatti Veyron 16.4
  • Rolls-Royce Ghost
  • Ferrari F430
  • Maybach 57S
  • Four luxury SUVs (two Mercedes and two Range Rovers)

A Bentley Continental GTC, also for sale in the online auction, is from a New Jersey case.

So far, the highest bid is going for $1.9 million for the 2003 Ferrari Enzo with 13,088 miles. 

The vehicles will be shown during a preview 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Miami Marlins Park at 501 Marlins Way in Miami.

According to the U.S. Marshals, Tardn was the head of an international narcotics trafficking and money laundering syndicate which distributed over 7,500 kilograms of South American cocaine in Madrid and laundered over $14 million in narcotics proceeds in Miami by buying high-end real estate, luxury and exotic automobiles and other high-end items.

He was convicted in 2014 after a seven-week trial and sentenced to 150 years and is currently serving his sentence at the Miami Federal Detention Center. 

For more information on the vehicles and the auction, click here