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07 June 2024|PRESS RELEASE
33 searches were conducted and four people were detained in Moldova following a joint action by authorities in France and Moldova after investigations have uncovered a multi-million euro bribery scheme to help fugitives evade international justice. On 5 June a high-level official was arrested in...
31 May 2024|PRESS RELEASE
A coordinated operation to uncover an intricate cryptocurrency scam led to the arrest of a suspect in France. The investigations in Portugal, France, Germany, Italy and Romania, supported by Eurojust and Europol, revealed that the suspects were using a scam method known as ‘rip deals’ that caused...
31 May 2024|PRESS RELEASE
A large-scale ring of luxury car thieves has been dismantled with the support of Eurojust and Europol. Using straw men and underprivileged people, the criminals hired or leased luxury vehicles, which they later registered in their own names through corrupt connections in official institutions. The...
30 May 2024|PRESS RELEASE
In an unprecedented operation against aggressive and dangerous computer malware, authorities in the European Union and beyond have taken actions against droppers including IcedID, Pikabot, Smokeloader, Bumblebee and Trickbot, which infiltrated computers via emails. The measures focused on disrupting...
27 May 2024|PRESS RELEASE
An organised crime group (OCG) active in human trafficking and sexual exploitation has been exposed, and suspected members were arrested with the support of Eurojust and Europol. The arrest of nine suspects in France and Spain has stopped the structured human trafficking network in its tracks. Six...
21 May 2024|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust has assisted the authorities in France, Belgium and Luxembourg with a series of coordinated searches of premises and offices of an international tyre manufacturer. These searches took place this week at the request of the judicial authorities in Besançon in France, in the context of...
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The French Desk is headed by Baudoin Thouvenot, who is the National Member for France since September 2019. In 2023, the French Desk was involved in 1 366 new cases, 161 coordination meetings, 6 coordination centres, and 54 joint investigation teams.
25 April 2024|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust and Europol have supported the competent authorities in Lithuania, France, Latvia, Poland, Switzerland and Georgia in an international operation against an organised crime group (OCG) that allegedly stole 170 books of high historical and cultural value across several European countries. The...
12 April 2024|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust has assisted national authorities across Europe in tackling a massive fraud involving fake investments in cannabis plants for medicinal use. Two linked criminal organisations that advertised the scheme online and laundered the profits, which are estimated to be approximately EUR 645 million...
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...