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24 June 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Supported by Eurojust and Europol, judicial and law enforcement authorities in France, Spain and Portugal have dismantled a criminal network involved in sexual exploitation and human trafficking. During an action day, ten suspects were arrested and twelve locations searched in the three countries...
24 June 2022|NEWS
In a dedicated conference, judicial practitioners from EU Member States and the South Partner Countries (SPCs) shared good practices for the more effective application of environmental law. The main aim of the event was to explore the development of a network of magistrates specialised in...
22 June 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Supported by Eurojust, authorities in Lithuania, Hungary, Slovakia and Latvia have undertaken a successful operation against large-scale VAT fraud involving the sale of used cars from the United States. The managers of five companies who allegedly acted together may have avoided paying at least EUR...
16 June 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Ransomware has become a global problem that requires cooperation on a worldwide level. Judicial experts and practitioners from the European Union and the United States participated in a two-day workshop in The Hague organised by Eurojust and the U.S. Department of Justice. The event aimed to share...
14 June 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Organised by the European Commission, together with Eurojust, the first informal meeting of the focus group of specialised prosecutors against trafficking in human beings brought together prosecutors and judges from the European Union Member States. The objective of the group is to build expertise...
14 June 2022|PRESS RELEASE
With support from Eurojust, authorities in Romania and the United Kingdom have taken action against an organised crime group (OCG) involved in the trafficking of Romanian women for sexual exploitation in the United Kingdom. During two action days in Romania and the United Kingdom, a total of...
14 June 2022|NEWS
The 12th Plenary Meeting of the European Judicial Cybercrime Network (EJCN), which takes place today and tomorrow, will focus on the new challenges posed by cryptocurrencies to law enforcement and judicial authorities. Hosted by Eurojust in a hybrid format (online and at the Agency’s premises), the...
10 June 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Supported by Eurojust, judicial and law enforcement authorities in Italy and Albania have dismantled a criminal network suspected of committing fraud against the Italian national health system, as well as corruption and drug trafficking. During an action day, nine suspects were arrested. More than...
08 June 2022|PRESS RELEASE
A 22-year-old suspected of committing several terrorist and extremist crimes has been arrested in Slovakia. In an action supported by Eurojust, Europol and the United States, Slovak and Czech authorities searched two locations and seized a 3D printer and printed metal parts of weapons, computers and...
08 June 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Authorities in the Czech Republic and Romania have halted a fraud scheme allegedly involving the sale of used cars, depriving close to 200 victims of approximately EUR 1.6 million. During an action day, 17 places were searched and 4 suspects were arrested in both countries. Eurojust supported the...