Press releases and news

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25 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
An unprecedented international operation, involving judicial and law enforcement authorities from 11 countries, has resulted in the arrest of 44 individuals. The arrested individuals were suspected of belonging to a high-risk criminal network considered one of the most dangerous in the European...
24 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Judicial and law enforcement authorities in Europe, Australia, the United States, Ukraine and Canada have taken down a website that allowed fraudsters to impersonate trusted corporations or contacts to access sensitive information from victims, a type of cybercrime known as ‘spoofing’. The website...
21 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Prime Minister Mr Eduard Heger of the Slovak Republic visited Eurojust today to discuss the support of the Agency to the joint investigation team (JIT) on alleged core international crimes committed in Ukraine. He met with Eurojust President Mr Ladislav Hamran, both of whom stressed the need to...
17 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
The Dutch Court of The Hague sentenced three suspects today to life imprisonment for their involvement in the downing of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014, which led to the tragic loss of 298 lives. Eurojust supported the investigations, by rapidly assisting with the setup of a joint investigation team...
17 November 2022|NEWS
The annual meeting on counter-terrorism gathered national correspondents for Eurojust for terrorism matters, specialised prosecutors from both EU Member States and third countries, as well as representatives from EU institutions and international organisations.
16 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
The increasing use of fake car parts poses a growing security risk for road users, leading to deadly accidents and serious bodily harm. Furthermore, the use of fake parts is a serious infringement of the copyrights of original producers. To tackle this rising problem, prosecutors and law enforcement...
11 November 2022|NEWS
The Coordination Pool of seconded Italian law enforcement experts at Eurojust has received a special mention at this year’s ceremony for the European Awards for Investigative and Judicial Journalism, held in Naples on 11 November. The special mention is an acknowledgment of their support to cross...
10 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
At the request of the Spanish, German and Finnish authorities, Eurojust and Europol have supported an action against a massive investment fraud involving the use of cryptocurrencies. The victims of this major online fraud are estimated to be in the hundreds of thousands. During operations on 8 and 9...
07 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust has enabled the formal hearing of the Qatar-based owner of the professional football club Málaga CF and three of his sons, as part of a Spanish judicial investigation. The Agency proved to be the essential link to set up contacts between the authorities in Spain and Qatar, exchange rogatory...
26 October 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Mr Torben Thygesen was appointed Eurojust Representative for Denmark in October 2022. He replaces Mr Jesper Hjortenberg, who served as the National Member for Denmark between 2010 and 2019, and as a Representative since the Eurojust Regulation entered into force in December 2019.