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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...
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...
18 October 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Authorities in France have formally indicted six suspects for their involvement in violent raids on jewelers’ stores in Switzerland, taking the managers and their families hostage. The indictments follow two arrests, earlier this year, of other members of the same organised crime group (OCG), which...
17 October 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Authorities in France and Spain have taken action against an organised crime group involved in trafficking of cannabis. Most members of the network belong to the same family. Eurojust coordinated and supported the action, which led to the arrest of 12 suspects and the seizure of several luxury items...
14 October 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Supported by Eurojust and Europol, French authorities, in collaboration with Latvia and Spain, have taken action against an organised crime group (OCG) that used fraudulent software to duplicate keys and steal cars in France. In a coordinated action carried out in the three countries involved...
16 September 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Supported by Eurojust and Europol, judicial and law enforcement authorities in Austria, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy and the United States dismantled a criminal network involved in migrant smuggling, document fraud and money laundering.
06 July 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Supported by Eurojust and Europol, judicial and law enforcement authorities in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have dismantled a criminal network suspected of using small boats to smuggle up to 10 000 migrants across the English Channel over the last 12 to 18 months...
01 July 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Judicial and law enforcement authorities in France, Belgium, Spain, Croatia, Italy, Poland and Slovenia have carried out a coordinated action against the use of illegal drugs in cycling races. Furthermore, based on a request from French authorities, the Danish Police have carried out a search at one...
PUBLICATION DATE:29 June 2022
In a landmark judgement on 13 January 2022, the German Higher Regional Court of Koblenz sentenced a former high-ranking Syrian official to life imprisonment for his involvement in crimes against humanity. In 2021, an associate of the high-ranking official was sentenced by the same court to four and...