Press releases and news

17 September 2021|NEWS
The CrimEx expert group in criminal matters has decided to set up a series of six key tools for judicial and law enforcement cooperation with the South Partner Countries participating in the EuroMed Justice (EMJ) programme. These tools will now be further developed by high-level Short-Term Experts...
16 September 2021|NEWS
Mr Philip Mirrer-Singer has started as new Liaison Prosecutor (LP) for the United States at Eurojust. He replaces Ms Rachel Miller Yasser, who was appointed in August 2019. Concurrent with his duties as Liaison Prosecutor, Mr Mirrer-Singer will serve as Trial Attorney at the United States Department...
09 September 2021|PRESS RELEASE
In the morning of 8 September, coordinated searches and witness hearings in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark took place to halt the activities of a criminal group committing large-scale investment fraud, causing damages amounting to over EUR 55 million to a large number...
08 September 2021|PRESS RELEASE
The Parliamentary State Secretary of Justice at the German Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection, Mr Christian Lange, today paid his third visit to Eurojust since 2015. During the meeting, he took stock of the latest developments at the Agency and its German Desk and discussed the outlook for...
04 September 2021|PRESS RELEASE
In the early hours of 4 September, coordinated simultaneous actions in Basilicata (Italy) and in the Republic of Moldova resulted in the takedown of a criminal human trafficking network, saving nearly 90 victims from severe labour exploitation under horrid conditions. In the coming days, authorities...
11 August 2021|PRESS RELEASE
An online scam involving the sale of protective materials against COVID-19, such as facemasks, has been halted with the support of Eurojust. During a joint action day conducted on 10 August, 34 searches took place across Romania, Ireland and the Netherlands. In total, 23 suspects were charged, of...
23 July 2021|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust has assisted the Greek and Bulgarian authorities to halt an international criminal network involved in migrant smuggling within Greece. During an action day, coordinated by the Agency, 11 suspects were arrested, who organised the transport of irregular migrants from the Greek-Turkish land...
22 July 2021|PRESS RELEASE
The Spanish and Serbian authorities have dismantled a large-scale drug trafficking network, through a joint investigation team (JIT) with the active support of Eurojust. Across both countries, a total of 43 members of a Serbian organised crime group (OCG) have been arrested for their involvement in...
12 July 2021|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust has ensured rapid judicial cooperation between the Swedish and Spanish authorities for the immediate arrest of a murder suspect in a case that shocked Sweden last year. Through on-call coordination via the Agency, the Spanish authorities were able to arrest the suspect practically...
08 July 2021|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust has supported the Italian authorities to stop an elaborate fraud scheme involving the import of new and used cars from Germany. In total, 60 suspects have been identified, who defrauded the Italian tax authorities of at least EUR 6.3 million in avoided VAT levies. Furthermore, over 200...