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18 Arrested for smuggling more than 490 migrants across the balkan route

Up to 100 people accommodated in a 60 m2 (un)safe house Officers from the Romanian Police (Poliția Română) and Border Police (Poliția de Frontieră Română), supported by Europol, dismantled... Read more »

Migrant smugglers and human traffickers to become more ruthless and clandestine says new Europol report

Shifting smuggling routes and abusing economic vulnerabilities as criminals are finding new ways to lure potential victims Countries around the world have closed their external borders in a bid... Read more »

8 arrested for smuggling migrants to Germany in Lorries

With the support of Europol’s European Migrant Smuggling Centre (EMSC), three individuals suspected of facilitating large-scale irregular migrant smuggling to Germany have been arrested in Romania, Serbia and the United Kingdom... Read more »

From Marocco to Spain in 30 minutes: how a crime group smuggled migrants and cannabis on jet skis

An organised crime group from Morocco used jet skis to smuggle migrants and cannabis across the Mediterranean Sea to Spain. The group was dismantled in a joint action day... Read more »

EU-wide operations identify potential victims and suspects of child trafficking and migrant smuggling

During an EU wide law enforcement operation against child trafficking from 9 to 13 October 2017, at least 34 minors and 1072 adults were found in vulnerable or potentially... Read more »

Migrant Smuggling – Major Irregular Migrant Safe House Busted

On 1 February, six EU Member States (Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary and Romania) harmonised their law enforcement interventions to disrupt ongoing migrant smuggling activities. During the joint action... Read more »

More than 100 arrests in major international migrant smuggling operation

11\11\2016 – On 21 October 2016, the Spanish National Police, together with the Polish Border Police, joined forces with Europol’s European Migrant Smuggling Centre (EMSC) in Operation Kolso to... Read more »

Latest Trendsin migrants smuggling : Epmt one year anniversary infographic

Between early 2015 and the summer of 2016, the picture of migrant smuggling to and within the EU has undergone significant changes. One key development is the shift in... Read more »

Sbarcati a Corigliano Calabro 498 migranti

E’ giunta questa mattina presso il porto di Corigliano Calabro la nave Roisin – della Marina militare irlandese – con a bordo 498 migranti. Questi ultimi sarebbero stati soccorsi al... Read more »

Europol supports Hungarian-Slovakian team in dismantling migrant smuggling network

The Hague, the Netherlands, Europol’s European Migrant Smuggling Centre (EMSC) supported a Hungarian – Slovakian Joint Investigation Team (JIT) focused on dismantling an organised migrant smuggling network operating from Slovakia.... Read more »

Naufragio migranti, si contano altre vittime. In 330 hanno perso la vita

Arrivano aggiornamenti agghiaccianti sulla vicenda che ha visto la morte di quasi trenta migranti durante un viaggio della speranza avvenuto la scorsa settimana e che nella notte di domenica... Read more »

105 migranti recuperati a largo di Lampedusa: 29 persone morte per ipotermia

Tragico bilancio per il gruppo di migranti che quest’oggi sono stati soccorsi in gravissime condizioni a largo di Lampedusa. Almeno 105 persone sono state tratte in salvo durante la... Read more »