Siclari (FI): ottimo lavoro delle forze dell’ordine a Gioia Tauro

«L’ultima operazione conclusa a Gioia Tauro dai carabinieri del comando provinciale di Reggio Calabria, unitamente al Ros, unitamente ai finanzieri del comando provinciale della Guardia di Finanza, con il... Read more »

French jeweller held in Germany in international gold trafficking investigation

A gold trafficking case between France and Germany thought to be worth at least €1 million has led to the arrest on 21 October of a French jeweller and... Read more »

Fs-Isac and Europol partner to combat cross-border cybercrime

Europol’s EC3 signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with global non-profit dedicated to reducing cyber-risk in the financial system through intelligence sharing. The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center... Read more »

29 arrests in France and Spain in a migrant smuggling case

Minors who escaped from protection centres were also smuggled by the criminal group Published on: 17 Sep 2019   The Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) and the French National... Read more »

Europe’s second-largest counterfeit currency network on the dark web taken down in Portugal

The Portuguese Judicial Police (Polícia Judiciária) dismantled Europe’s second-largest counterfeit currency network on the dark web with Europol’s support. Five individuals have been arrested and are accused of counterfeiting... Read more »

3,8 milioni di prodotti dopanti sequestrati. Smantellata organizzazione dedita al traffico internazionale di sostanze dopanti tra Italia e Romania

Imponente operazione internazionale contro il doping coordinata da Europol a stretto contatto l’Agenzia Mondiale Antidoping (Wada). Usati i social per promuovere i loro traffici illeciti Un’imponente operazione internazionale contro... Read more »

6 Arrested in the UK and Netherlands in €24 million cryptocurrenc y theft

Today, the UK’s South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit (SW RCCU) in a joint operation with the Dutch police (Politie), Europol, Eurojust and the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has arrested 6 individuals... Read more »

5 Arrested in France and Belgium for cigarette smuggling

On 18 June 209, the French Judicial Police (Police Judiciaire), with the support of the Belgian Federal Judicial Police (Police Judiciaire Fédérale) and Europol, swooped on the members of... Read more »

Global action against wildlife crime: 4400 reptiles saved from criminal hands

An international operation against the illegal trade in reptiles has seen hundreds of seizures and 12 arrests in the EU. Europol coordinated information sharing between EU members States which... Read more »

9 Arrested and $100 000 of heroin substitute pills seized with support of Europol and Eurojust

Law enforcement and judicial authorities from France, Poland and Ukraine, working together in a joint investigation team (JIT), took action last week against an organised crime group involved in... Read more »

Global taskforce close to identifying three victims of child sexual abuse

Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) has successfully supported efforts to identify several victims of child sexual abuse through its sixth Victim Identification Task Force (VIDTF). The efforts have led... Read more »

Europol. DeepDotWeb shut down: administrators suspected of receiving millions of kickbacks from illegal dark web proceeds

The two suspected administrators of a website known as DeepDotWeb have been arrested on 6 May 2019 in Paris, France and Israel. Authorities in the US have charged the... Read more »

Europol Teams up with Industry Experts to Combat Phishing

Europol Teams up with Industry Experts to Combat Phishing From 26 March to 27 March, Europol hosted a joint meeting of the EC3 Advisory Groups on Financial Services, Internet Security and... Read more »

One arrested in Spain for indoctrinating and recruiting young people to the so-called Islamic State

Europol supported Policía Nacional (Spanish National Police) in arresting a man in Ceuta (Spain) suspected of indoctrinating young people and promoting and disseminating jihadist terrorist propaganda. Police officers also... Read more »

Criminal gang recruiting Portuguese women into sham marriages dismantled

An organised criminal group recruiting dozens of women into sham marriages was detected and dismantled by Belgian and Portuguese authorities, with the active support of Europol and Eurojust. Altogether... Read more »

Bologna. Riciclaggio e commercio abusivo di oro

Comando Provinciale Bologna Nell’ambito dell’operazione “Pietra Filosofale” i finanzieri del Comando Provinciale di Bologna hanno eseguito in Emilia Romagna, Toscana, Abruzzo e Basilicata 10 ordinanze di custodia cautelare (7... Read more »

Europol: over 1500 money mules identified in worldwide money laundering sting

168 Arrested, 1504 money mules and 140 money mule organisers identified, as a result of the fourth European Money Mule Action ‘EMMA 4’, a global law enforcement action week... Read more »

Marine pollution crime: first global multi-agency operation

An international law enforcement operation against maritime pollution has revealed hundreds of violations and exposed serious cases of contamination worldwide. Codenamed 30 Days at Sea, the month-long (1 to... Read more »

Two euro counterfeit rings in France and Italy cause millions in damage circulating fake banknotes across Europe

The French Judicial Police (DCPJ) and the Italian Carabinieri Corps, with support from Europol and Eurojust, arrested 23 individuals and dismantled 2 criminal networks suspected of producing and distributing counterfeit... Read more »

French Gendarmerie Arrest Ukrainian ‘King of the Castle’ and seized over EUR +4 million

On 5 October, the French Gendarmerie with the active support of Europol arrested in Burgundy close to Dijon a high-profile fugitive from Ukraine who was living a lavish lifestyle... Read more »