Incidents

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.
16-11-2018, 21:24, Новости » Происшествия

Operation SAFAR: 9 members of a criminal network in France and Spain arrested

9 members of a network (5 in Spain and 4 in France) have been arrested in a joint operation, which was carried out by Spain and France on 24 October.
16-11-2018, 11:31, Новости » Происшествия

Europol supports Portugal in huge operation targeting illicit lotteries and sports betting

The Fiscal Action Unit of the Portuguese Republican National Guard, together with the Territorial Command of Setúbal and with the support of a number of other Territorial Commands from Portugal*, as well as Luxembourg and Europol successfully carried out operation SHADOW GAME from 6 to 8 November.
11-11-2018, 12:27, Новости » Происшествия

Illegal immigration hit following a five-year investigation in Poland

With the support of Europol, the Polish Border Guard has successfully dismantled an international criminal network involved in the facilitation of illegal immigration.
10-11-2018, 06:48, Новости » Происшествия

Spanish and Bulgarian Police recover more than 30 000 stolen and forged archaeological goods

More than 30 000 artefacts, including Greek and Roman ceramics, helmets, funeral urns, lamps, arrowheads and spears – thought to be either genuine or forged – have been seized as a result of the latest operation targeting trafficking of cultural goods in Europe.
06-11-2018, 07:58, Новости » Происшествия

Garden equipment thieves reap what they sow: seven arrested in France and Romania

With the support of Europol, the French National Gendarmerie and the Criminal Investigation Directorate of the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police have dismantled an organised crime group suspected of having committed at least 65 burglaries in several regions of France since February 2018.
29-10-2018, 11:27, Новости » Происшествия

Europol conference in Portugal on improvised explosive devices and radiological materials

CEPOL and Europol, supported by the Portuguese Guarda Nacional Republicana (GNR) organised a conference and training session attended by 75 CBRN and/or explosives experts of the European Explosive Ordnance Disposal Network (EEODN), which took place from 16th to 19th of October 2018, at the School of Guard, at Queluz, Portugal.
29-10-2018, 10:27, Новости » Происшествия

241 victims of child sexual abuse safeguarded thanks to global law enforcement efforts

For two weeks, from 15 to 26 October 2018 at its headquarters, Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre hosted the fifth Victim Identification Taskforce, whose aim is to identify victims and suspects of child sexual exploitation and abuse.
28-10-2018, 15:55, Новости » Происшествия

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 banknotes in France and Italy.
28-10-2018, 13:22, Новости » Происшествия

One of the biggest and the most modern counterfeiting print shops in Europe dismantled

In an operation supported by Europol, the Bulgarian authorities with the collaboration of the U.S. Secret Service have seized EUR 11 million and USD 1.7 million in counterfeit 50, 100 and 500 euro banknotes, as well as 100 and 50 counterfeit US dollars.
28-10-2018, 10:21, Новости » Происшествия