Incidents

Europol Strategic Report: How Illegal Drugs Sustain Organised Crime in the EU

The report provides a concise overview of the illicit drugs market in the EU and was published on the occasion of a high-level conference at Europol to discuss enhancing the fight against illegal drugs.
10-12-2017, 14:13, Новости » Происшествия

SPANISH GUARDIA CIVIL SUPPORTED BY EUROPOL BREAKS UP AN ILLEGAL TOBACCO FACTORY

On 5 December 2017 the Spanish Guardia Civil, with support from the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, the European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova, the Bulgarian Police of the Ministry of Interior, the Romanian Guard Police, the Greek Police, and Europol, arrested 18 members of a criminal organisation for manufacturing more than two million cigarettes per day.
08-12-2017, 07:46, Новости » Происшествия

Andromeda botnet dismantled in international cyber operation

On 29 November 2017, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in close cooperation with the Luneburg Central Criminal Investigation Inspectorate in Germany, Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), the Joint Cybercrime Action Task Force (J-CAT), Eurojust and private-sector partners, dismantled one of the longest running malware families in existence called Andromeda (also known as Gamarue).
05-12-2017, 10:41, Новости » Происшествия

Operation DRAGON delivers major blow to organised crime

Law enforcement authorities from more than 60 countries, coordinated and supported by Europol and Frontex, have joined forces to target organised crime groups and their infrastructures across the EU in a series of actions in hundreds of locations, with the cooperation of Eurojust, lNTERPOL, AMERIPOL, CLACIP, NCFTA, CCWP, UNODC and IATA.
04-12-2017, 10:05, Новости » Происшествия

Organised criminals dealing with electronic payments disrupted in Italy, Bulgaria and Czech Republic

Four key members of an international criminal network responsible for compromising payment card data and illegal transactions against European citizens were arrested today, 30 November 2017, during a joint law enforcement operation called “Neptune”.
03-12-2017, 11:40, Новости » Происшествия

Europol hosted working conference ‘Partners against outlaw motorcycle gang-related crime’

Law enforcement experts, public prosecution services and ministries meet at Europol to tackle outlaw motorcycle gang-related crime at EU level
03-12-2017, 10:39, Новости » Происшествия

159 arrests and 766 money mules identified in global action week against money muling

Law enforcement authorities from 26 countries, supported by Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF), have joined forces in the third coordinated global action against money muling, with the European Money Mule Action ‘EMMA3’.
30-11-2017, 11:05, Новости » Происшествия

Biggest hit against online piracy: Over 20 520 internet domain names seized for selling counterfeits

Joint investigations by Europol’s Intellectual Property Crime Coordinated Coalition (IPC³), the US National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Centre and law enforcement authorities from 27 EU Member States and third parties , facilitated by INTERPOL, have seized over 20 520 domain names that were offering counterfeit goods, for example luxury products, sportswear, electronics, pharmaceuticals and online piracy on e-commerce platforms and social networks.
30-11-2017, 10:08, Новости » Происшествия

Europol coordinates joint action against arms trafficking in the Western Balkans

Over 135 firearms and 7 000 rounds of ammunition seized are a few of the final results of Operation Calibre, a series of international actions in 10 EU Member States and 8 third parties, led and coordinated by the UK as the Activity’s Action leader and with the full support of Europol and Frontex.
27-11-2017, 11:33, Новости » Происшествия

Europol brings together three regions of the world to tackle payment card fraud

On 20-21 November 2017, Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), with the support of the European Association for Secure Transactions (EAST), hosted an international meeting to address payment card fraud across Europe and beyond.
25-11-2017, 10:04, Новости » Происшествия