LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are moving to seize three Los Angeles-area homes valued at $10 million in a continuing crackdown on a drug money-laundering operation centered in LA’s garment district.

U.S. customs agents posted seizure notices Friday on homes in Pasadena and Alhambra. Authorities valued one home — an 8,000-square-foot mansion in Pasadena — at $8 million.

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Authorities suspect the homes were purchased with money from international drug cartels.

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Earlier this week, federal authorities raided dozens of businesses in the garment district of Los Angeles, arrested nine people and seized more than $60 million in cash and $19 million in bank deposits.

Federal authorities also say they’ve arranged for the Ministry of Justice in Taiwan to freeze $15.6 million in a bank account allegedly tied to the scheme.

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