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06 December 2022|PRESS RELEASE
With support of Eurojust, the authorities in Lithuania and the United Kingdom have arrested two suspects for involvement in large-scale drug trafficking in Northern Ireland. One of these suspects is the alleged ringleader of an organised crime group (OCG), which ran a cocaine trafficking network...
02 December 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust coordinated a recent action day during which seven members of a Serbian-led drug trafficking network were arrested simultaneously in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Serbia. During the operation, a total of 115 kilograms of cocaine was seized. Europol provided analytical support to...
30 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
The SIRIUS project, a reference for knowledge sharing on cross-border access to electronic evidence, co-implemented by Europol and Eurojust, in close partnership with the European Judicial Network, concluded its fifth annual conference this week. Among the more than 800 participants in the hybrid...
28 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust and Europol assisted the French and Belgian authorities in a recent action day against an organised crime group (OCG) suspected of large-scale drug trafficking, leading to seven arrests. The OCG is managed from Dubai, where two high-value targets had already been arrested. In addition, in...
28 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Supported by Eurojust and Europol, judicial and law enforcement authorities in Hungary and Switzerland have dismantled a criminal network involved in trafficking in human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation. During an action day, four suspects were arrested and four locations searched in...
25 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
An unprecedented international operation, involving judicial and law enforcement authorities from 11 countries, has resulted in the arrest of 44 individuals. The arrested individuals were suspected of belonging to a high-risk criminal network considered one of the most dangerous in the European...
24 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Judicial and law enforcement authorities in Europe, Australia, the United States, Ukraine and Canada have taken down a website that allowed fraudsters to impersonate trusted corporations or contacts to access sensitive information from victims, a type of cybercrime known as ‘spoofing’. The website...
21 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Prime Minister Mr Eduard Heger of the Slovak Republic visited Eurojust today to discuss the support of the Agency to the joint investigation team (JIT) on alleged core international crimes committed in Ukraine. He met with Eurojust President Mr Ladislav Hamran, both of whom stressed the need to...
17 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
The Dutch Court of The Hague sentenced three suspects today to life imprisonment for their involvement in the downing of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014, which led to the tragic loss of 298 lives. Eurojust supported the investigations, by rapidly assisting with the setup of a joint investigation team...
17 November 2022|NEWS
The annual meeting on counter-terrorism gathered national correspondents for Eurojust for terrorism matters, specialised prosecutors from both EU Member States and third countries, as well as representatives from EU institutions and international organisations.