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PUBLICATION DATE: 01 September 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00364
This leaflet accompanies the Eurojust Guidelines on How to Prosecute Investment Fraud. These guidelines detail the legal and operational issues that prosecutors may come across when investigating and prosecuting investment fraud cases, and outline the support which can be provided by both Eurojust...
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PUBLICATION DATE: 05 July 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00306
In these guidelines, Eurojust provides an overview of the legal and operational issues that prosecutors may come across and explains how Eurojust and the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) can help to bring investment fraud prosecutions to a successful end. The...
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PUBLICATION DATE: 02 July 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00302
Access to data-in-clear of encrypted communications and stored data presents several difficult and controversial issues and continues to create tensions between key stakeholders, including law enforcement and the judiciary and civil society organisations, leaving policy makers with the mammoth task...
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PUBLICATION DATE: 02 July 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00304
The Eurojust Regulation, applicable from 12 December 2019, reinforces Eurojust's successful core concept of supporting the national authorities in their investigations and prosecutions. The National Members, serving the competent national authorities in criminal judicial cooperation matters, provide...
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PUBLICATION DATE: 01 June 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00375
In early 2019, an organised crime group (OCG) based in Romania began targeting unsuspecting bank customers in Lithuania and Estonia. Through so-called phishing messages that included links to counterfeit bank websites, victims were lured into providing their access credentials online.
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PUBLICATION DATE: 27 May 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00228
The European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust) presents this sixth issue of the Cybercrime Judicial Monitor (CJM). The CJM is published once per year and distributed to judicial and law enforcement authorities active in the field of combating cybercrime and cyber-enabled crime...
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PUBLICATION DATE: 01 May 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00372
An organised crime group (OCG) involving at least 20 individuals, led by a Lithuanian national, had been operating a complex transport and distribution network since 2015, selling heroin in Ireland and the UK.
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PUBLICATION DATE: 19 April 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00166
Drug trafficking remains a highly lucrative market worldwide, with an estimated value of EUR 30 billion per year in the European Union alone. The overall impact on societies has dramatic consequences – for healthcare, governance, economics and other indirectly affected areas. This impact also...
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PUBLICATION DATE: 08 April 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00159
Eurojust Expert Workshops on violent right-wing extremism and terrorism brought together judicial practitioners and counter-terrorism (CT) experts to share experience and identify common legal and operational challenges in investigating and prosecuting offences committed by right-wing extremist and...
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PUBLICATION DATE: 01 April 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00374
An Albanian-speaking crime group known as Kompania Bello had developed a new model for smuggling cocaine from South America to Europe. Using sophisticated encrypted communication means, the organisation’s ringleader negotiated directly with South American drug cartels for large shipments of cocaine...
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