Press releases and news

27 January 2021|PRESS RELEASE
Law enforcement and judicial authorities worldwide have this week disrupted one of the most significant botnets of the past decade: EMOTET. Investigators have now taken control of its infrastructure in an international coordinated action.
22 January 2021|PRESS RELEASE
Italian and Spanish authorities have seized nearly 50 properties and provisionally arrested 13 persons as the result of a Eurojust-coordinated operation against money laundering, tax evasion and corruption in Italy’s northwestern province of Cuneo and Malaga province in Spain. Eurojust supported the...
21 January 2021|PRESS RELEASE
The Swedish public prosecution services have today formally indicted two suspects for their involvement in the large-scale trafficking of cannabis from Portugal between June 2019 and February 2020. Their arrests in Portugal were possible due to support from Eurojust, which coordinated the exchange...
14 January 2021|PRESS RELEASE
A major tax swindle involving sales of fuels has been brought to an end by the German authorities, with international judicial support in 11 European countries coordinated by Eurojust. During an action day, two suspects were arrested in Austria and Poland, allegedly the leaders of a criminal network...
23 December 2020|PRESS RELEASE
This week, Europol and Eurojust signed a contribution agreement that will expand their partnership in supporting law enforcement and judicial authorities with cross-border access to electronic evidence. This new agreement, in place from January 2021 to June 2024, reinforces the success of the SIRIUS...
21 December 2020|PRESS RELEASE
In a trial in the United Kingdom, four men have been found guilty of being involved in an illegal migrant-smuggling operation which left 39 people dead. They join four more who pleaded guilty before trial. The victims, Vietnamese men and women aged between 15 and 44, were found dead on 22 October...
15 December 2020|PRESS RELEASE
The College of Eurojust has welcomed Mr José de la Mata Amaya as the new National Member for Spain. In a virtual meeting, Mr de la Mata was formally introduced to his colleagues, after having taken over responsibility for the Spanish National Desk in November. He succeeds Mr Francisco Jiménez...
09 December 2020|NEWS
EU Member States and third countries increasingly call on Eurojust to coordinate counter-terrorism investigations with a cross-border dimension. The European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation today published the 2019 Eurojust Report on Counter-Terrorism, which shows a steady growth in...
03 December 2020|PRESS RELEASE
In an international operation coordinated by Eurojust and led by Swiss authorities, investigators in Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain have disrupted a Nigerian organised crime group (OCG) involved in drug trafficking. More than 200 suspects were arrested and 115 kg of cocaine were...