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13 May 2022|NEWS
Judicial practitioners from EU Member States and the South Partner Countries (SPCs), have for the first time exchanged operational experiences and best practices on preventing, investigating and prosecuting migrant smuggling offences, during a dedicated conference. The conference was organised in...
12 May 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Authorities in Italy, Spain and the Netherlands yesterday conducted an operation against a major drug trafficking network, which allegedly used the art trade in the Netherlands to launder the profits of its illegal business. Eurojust coordinated and supported the action, which led to the arrest of...
06 May 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust has supported the Italian and Bulgarian authorities to counter an elaborate tax scam of at least EUR 69 million. During an action day, 26 suspects were identified who had illegally changed or 'cloned' Italian into Bulgarian enterprises, to avoid paying tax. A hotel and other properties, as...
05 May 2022|NEWS
More than 500 corruption cases have been registered at Eurojust during the past six years. Compared with the 78 cases registered at the Agency in 2016, the number of cases rose to 112 in 2021, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. This increase reflects the EU's priority to crack down on corruption and...
03 May 2022|NEWS
Conclusions of the 31st Genocide Network meeting, 6-7 April 2022 Published: May 2021 Read the report The 31st plenary meeting of the Genocide Network, convened by the French Presidency, took take place on 6 and 7 April 2022 in a hybrid format. The notion and use of structural investigations in...
29 April 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Supported by Eurojust and Europol, judicial and law enforcement authorities in the United Kingdom and Romania have dismantled a criminal network involved in human trafficking, labour exploitation and money laundering. During an action day, five suspects were arrested and twenty-five locations...
27 April 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust is assisting authorities in Germany, Italy and Hungary with a series of searches to counter the use of faulty emission devices in engines, used in cars of a Japanese producer. The devices were allegedly fitted in the Italian-built diesel engines of large numbers of cars, giving the...
25 April 2022|PRESS RELEASE
The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague will become a participant in the joint investigation team (JIT) on alleged core international crimes committed in Ukraine. The JIT, which was set up with Eurojust support on 25 March by Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine...
21 April 2022|PRESS RELEASE
At the request of the Estonian authorities, Eurojust and Europol have assisted the takedown of an online investment fraud scheme, which defrauded victims of at least EUR 20 million. Authorities in Finland, the Netherlands, Latvia, France, Germany and Ukraine supported the operation, taking place...