Germany

Germany

In 2021, the German Desk was involved in 1 400 new cases, 128 coordination meetings, 13 coordination centres, and 55 joint investigation teams.

National Member

Deputy National Member

Selina Ganescu is the Deputy National Member since January 2020. She previously worked as the Assistant to the National Member for Germany from February 2018 until December 2019. Prior to joining Eurojust, she worked as a Senior Public Prosecutor at the Prosecutor General's Office in Düsseldorf in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. She is extensively experienced in fighting crimes concerning sexual abuse of children, trafficking of human beings and drug trafficking.

Assistants to the National Member

Camilla Braat has been Assistant to the National Member for Germany since September 2017. Prior to joining Eurojust, she worked as a public prosecutor at the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Kempten, especially in the areas of drug-related crimes and organised crime. Later on, she was a judge at the regional and district courts of München dealing with civil matters.

Silke Schönfleisch-Backofen has been Assistant to the National Member for Germany since July 2019. Prior to joining Eurojust, she worked as a prosecutor at the Public Prosecutor’s Office Frankfurt am Main from 2001 until 2012, where she specialised in murder cases, combating organised crime groups and investigating serious economic crime cases. In 2008/2009, she worked at the Prosecutor General's Office in Frankfurt am Main. From 2012 until 2019, she served as adviser at the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection in Berlin.

Andrea Laumans has been Assistant to the National Member for Germany since December 2019. Prior to joining Eurojust, she worked for several years as a public prosecutor at the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Konstanz, where she dealt with general crimes and related judicial cooperation. Ms Laumans worked as a judge for civil law cases prior to working as a prosecutor.

Contact the German Desk

If you want to reach the German Desk, especially if you want to transmit case-related information, please use only the following email address:

desecretariat@eurojust.europa.eu

Please do not use Eurojust’s general email addresses.


Wenn Sie das Deutsche Büro erreichen möchten, insbesondere wenn Sie fallbezogene Informationen übermitteln wollen, benutzen Sie bitte ausschließlich die folgende E-Mail-Adresse:

desecretariat@eurojust.europa.eu

Bitte verwenden Sie nicht die allgemeinen E-Mail-Adressen von Eurojust.

Casework

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
New cases (total)
- of which initiating
- of which participating
610
234
376
698
266
472
945
383
562
1083
522
561
1400
748
652
Coordination meetings (initiating and/or participating) 94 103 125 99 128
Coordination centres (organising and/or participating) 8 10 11 7 13
Joint investigation teams (newly signed and/or ongoing) 7 34 45 54 55

Case examples

Stopping large-scale tax evasion through luxury car sales (case example)Simultaneous action against an organised crime group smuggling migrants from the Middle East to the EU

Documents

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