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01 March 2024|PRESS RELEASE
With the support of Eurojust and Europol, authorities in Belgium and Hungary have taken action against an organised crime group involved in the trafficking of women for sexual exploitation. During a joint action, eight suspects were arrested in both countries. Several victims have been identified...
22 February 2024|PRESS RELEASE
A large-scale operation involving law enforcement and judicial authorities from Belgium, France and Germany, coordinated by Europol and Eurojust, led to the dismantling of one of the most active networks involved in the smuggling of migrants across the English Channel in small boats. The...
03 January 2024|NEWS
In relation to Eurojust, the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union will put a particular focus on tackling serious organised drug-related crime. Special attention will be paid to the use of logistic hubs for this type of cross-border crime and, more specifically, how to combat drug...
15 November 2023|PRESS RELEASE
Authorities in Belgium and Greece have dismantled a network that was smuggling irregular migrants via Belgian airports to other European countries, including Norway. Mainly Iraqi migrants travelled from Greece to Charleroi and Brussels on falsified or stolen documents, paying at least between EUR 5...
10 November 2023|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust and Europol have supported the competent authorities in Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Lithuania, Romania and Italy in an international operation against right-wing terrorism. During a joint action day, five suspects were apprehended and an additional seven others were interrogated. Furthermore...
07 November 2023|PRESS RELEASE
At the request of the Swiss authorities, Eurojust has coordinated several actions against an online fraud network in EU Member States, Georgia and Ukraine. This has led to searches and the freezing of bank accounts in over 20 countries.
18 October 2023|PRESS RELEASE
The Belgian Court of Bruges sentenced 20 suspects today to prison terms ranging from 30 months to 11 years for their involvement in migrant smuggling. They were also ordered to pay fines of up to EUR 80 000. The suspects were arrested in July 2022 in an unprecedented international operation...
26 June 2023|PRESS RELEASE
The joint investigation team (JIT) to assist proceedings in cases involving core international crimes committed by foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) against the Yezidi population in Syria and Iraq has been extended. A JIT agreement was initially signed between Sweden and France in October 2021...
05 June 2023|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust and Europol have supported the competent authorities in Italy, Belgium and Germany in a new operation against international drug trafficking allegedly carried out by the ‘Ndrangheta criminal organisation. During a joint action day, thirty-one suspects were arrested and assets worth over EUR...