Trafficking in human beings

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05 July 2024|PRESS RELEASE
Coordinated efforts from Romanian and French authorities, with support from Eurojust and Europol, have led to the dismantling of a human trafficking network. The organised crime group (OCG) trafficked Romanian women into France for sexual exploitation. During a recent action day, eight suspects were...
01 July 2024|PRESS RELEASE
An online platform known for facilitating various crimes was taken down by the French authorities, in cooperation with Bulgaria, Germany Lithuania, the Netherlands and Hungary. The authorities had been investigating the digital platform since December 2023. During an action day on 24 June the...
28 June 2024|NEWS
During their annual meeting of the Focus group, specialised prosecutors came together to strengthen cooperation on combatting trafficking in human beings.
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...
12 April 2024|PRESS RELEASE
Supported by Eurojust and Europol, judicial and law enforcement authorities in Portugal and Romania have dismantled an organised crime group involved in human trafficking, qualified fraud and money laundering. The suspects allegedly transported Romanian citizens, mostly minors and women, to Portugal...
26 March 2024|AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH
On 8 and 9 November 2023, Eurojust hosted its seventh Annual Meeting on Migrant Smuggling, also a meeting of the Focus Group of prosecutors and investigative judges on migrant smuggling. In 2023, the participants discussed legislative initiatives combatting migrant smuggling by the European...
15 March 2024|PRESS RELEASE
With Eurojust support, authorities in Italy and Bulgaria have arrested 22 alleged members of an organised crime group (OCG), which forced tens of female victims into prostitution. During a coordinated action day earlier this week, most of the often relatively young victims were brought to safety...
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...
08 November 2023|AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH
This paper summarises the discussions of the focus group of specialised prosecutors against trafficking in human beings (‘THB Focus Group of Prosecutors’) at their second meeting held at Eurojust premises on 28 and 29 June 2023. This meeting: gathered specialised prosecutors and investigative judges...
04 August 2023|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust and Europol have supported authorities in Romania and the United Kingdom (UK) in an operation against the trafficking of Romanian women for sexual exploitation in the UK. During an action day in both countries, a total of 17 searches were carried out and 6 people were taken to hearings. In...