#JusticeDone: Prison sentences for the leaders of a car theft gang and confiscation of criminal proceeds

27 October 2021|PUBLICATION
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An organised crime group (OCG) coordinated from a base in Lithuania had been operating in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium. The thieves cracked the locks of high-end, luxury keyless cars using radio wave extenders and then transported them in trucks through the Czech Republic and Poland to Lithuania. The leaders in Lithuania communicated in code language with the gang members on the ground in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. Close cooperation between the German and Lithuanian judicial and police authorities, coordinated through Eurojust, led to the arrest of eleven OCG members.




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