Economic crime continued to be a major focus of Eurojust’s casework in 2021, and covered investigations into offences ranging from crimes against the financial interests of the EU, VAT and investment fraud, money laundering, corruption, as well as intellectual property crime. Best practices and learnings from across these offence areas were distilled into Eurojust guidelines and reports in 2021.
|Crime type||Ongoing cases||New cases|
|Swindling and fraud||1 453||1 680|
|Intelectual Property crime||14||17|
|Core Internnational Crimes||7||9|