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Three arrests after police action against religious extremist propaganda in Germany

The three individuals are suspected members of the so-called ‘Caliphate State’, a banned radical Islamist organisation On 28 June 2022, the German Regional Police (Landeskriminalamt) struck against the so-called... Read more »

Targeted: migrant smuggling kingpins with links to more than 180 investigations

An Operational Task Force (OTF), led by the German Federal Police and coordinated by Europol targeted some of the most dangerous migrant smugglers across the EU. The dedicated OTF... Read more »


Europol. 3 Arrested for smuggling over 250 Vietnamese migrants to Germany

In the early hours of 31 May, some 740 police officers carried out coordinated raids across Germany and Slovakia against the members of a criminal syndicate smuggling Vietnamese nationals... Read more »

Europol: seized over 16 million euros worth of fake toys during the recent holiday period

Police and customs authorities worldwide are warning the public to be vigilant with their gift-giving after they have seized over €16 million worth of fake toys during the recent... Read more »

Covid-19 chiefs of police working group: fighting the pandemic and criminals together

Today, 12 November, Europol’s Executive Director, Catherine De Bolle and Vittorio Rizzi, Deputy Director-General of Public Security in Italy, co-chaired the third working group on COVID-19 crime threats and... Read more »

Police recover “millions” in stolen treasures after busting archeological crime gang in Bulgaria

An international crime gang that ransacked ancient sites in Bulgaria and trafficked stolen archaeological goods whose total worth exceeds several millions of euros has been broken up as a... Read more »

Spanish police arrest 26 for smuggling migrants from Algeria and Morocco

On 19 November 2019, the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) dismantled an organised criminal group specialised in migrant smuggling using speedboats from Algeria and Morocco to Europe. The operation,... Read more »

Teatro. Arriva al tirso “Uno di troppo”, spettacolo che continua anche nell’escape room

Il rock dei Police nella commedia “Uno di Troppo, il tesoro di mamma”, in scena al teatro Tirso de Molina e da spunto per una originale Escape Room con... Read more »

Europol, international motor vehicle crime in Germany

Today the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Berlin and the Berlin Police dismantled an organised crime group suspected of international motor vehicle crime. Four arrest warrants were issued this morning... Read more »

Police seize more than eur 4.5 million in cryptocurrencies in europe’s biggest ever lsd bust

The Spanish Guardia Civil and the Austrian Federal Police, supported by Europol, have dismantled a criminal network producing and distributing synthetic drugs worldwide, known as new psychoactive substances (NPS),... 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 »

Man funding the so-called Islamic State apprehended in Spain

This morning the Spanish National Police, with the support of Europol and the National Intelligence Center, arrested a Moroccan individual in Málaga, Spain, suspected of terrorist financing. The arrestee... Read more »

Europol and spanish national police arrested 6 individuals for selling illegal television signals

The crime ring made available more than 14 000 international points of sale providing illegal access to a large number of TV channels In March 2018 the Spanish National... Read more »

Spanish money laudering criminal structure dismantled by Police

The Spanish Guardia Civil led a police operation against an international criminal organisation that resulted in 5 arrests and pressing charges against 15 persons. The targeted organisation operating both... Read more »

International vehicle theft and trafficking ring busted in Spain

The ring was involved in the theft of at least 85 vehicles with which they could have earned more than EUR 1.5 million in illegal profits. The Spanish Guardia... Read more »

Migrant smuggling ring dismantled by Finland, the United States and Iceland

On 10 October 2017, the Finnish Border Guard, with the support of Europol, the Icelandic Police, the U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and... Read more »

Dear Europe’s most wanted fugitives. The police want you back home this summer!

Police across Europe send summer postcards to dangerous criminals on the run. However, their exact addresses are still unknown to us. Can you help us find them? While most of us are... Read more »

Police dismantle crime group trading horsemeat unfit for human consumption

The Spanish Guardia Civil, in coordination with Europol, has dismantled an organised crime group that was trading horsemeat in Europe that was unfit for human consumption. The operation was... Read more »

The relentless growth of cybercrime

Europol’s 2016 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) identifies an expanding cybercriminal economy exploiting our increasingly Internet-enabled lives and low levels of digital hygiene. Informed largely by Europol’s law... Read more »

39 migrant smugglers arrested during Sirocco-2 Action Day along Western-Balkan route

Europol has supported the Sirocco-2 action day to dismantle migrant smuggling criminal networks operating along the Western-Balkan channel. All relevant countries from the South East European region participated in... Read more »