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#Europol – 13 arrested for sexual exploitation of young women in French-Romanian operation

#Europol – 13 arrested for sexual exploitation of young women in French-Romanian operation

| June 18, 2019

  A large-scale joint investigation, led by the French Gendarmerie Nationale in co-operation with the Romanian DIICOT (Directorate for the Investigation of Organized Crime and Terrorism), and supported by Europol and Eurojust, has resulted in the dismantlement of an international organised crime group involved in trafficking young Romanian women to France for the purpose of […]

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#OperationalTaskForce leads to dismantling of one of Europe’s most prolific crime groups

#OperationalTaskForce leads to dismantling of one of Europe’s most prolific crime groups

| May 22, 2019

A highly professional and dangerous international organized crime group was dismantled last week after a complex investigation carried out in the framework of a Joint Operational Task Force, established at Europol, between the Lithuanian Criminal  Police Bureau, the British HM Revenue and Customs, the Polish Police Central Bureau of Investigation, the Estonian Central Criminal Police […]

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#SecurityUnion – European Commission welcomes the final adoption of the new European Criminal Records Information System on convicted third-country nationals

#SecurityUnion – European Commission welcomes the final adoption of the new European Criminal Records Information System on convicted third-country nationals

| April 12, 2019

The Council has given its final approval to the Commission’s proposal to create a European Criminal Records Information System on convicted third country nationals. This central system aims to improve the exchange of criminal records information regarding convicted non-EU-citizens and stateless persons through the existing European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS). Justice, Consumers and Gender […]

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Commit a #Crime in the EU and all EU authorities will know

Commit a #Crime in the EU and all EU authorities will know

| March 13, 2019

All criminals and those thinking of committing a criminal act in the European Union should be aware that authorities across all the EU’s member states will now have all the relevant information about them, ranging from personal details such as name and address, to biometric data such as fingerprints and facial images. This will now […]

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European Commission welcomes report on strengthening #VictimsRights in European Union

European Commission welcomes report on strengthening #VictimsRights in European Union

| March 13, 2019

On the occasion of the 15th European Remembrance Day for Victims of Terrorism, the European Commission welcomed a report on Strengthening victims’ rights: from compensation to reparation, written by Joëlle Milquet, special adviser to President Juncker on compensation for victims of crime. The opinions expressed in the report are personal and do not necessarily reflect the […]

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PM under pressure over #Stabbings, police boss blames lower staff

PM under pressure over #Stabbings, police boss blames lower staff

| March 6, 2019

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May came under pressure to increase police spending on Tuesday (5 March) after a backlash over government handling of rising knife crime and her denial that funding squeezes were a cause, write Andrew MacAskill and Joe Green. A wave of fatal stabbings has dominated headlines this week, displacing concerns about Britain’s […]

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#Europol – Big hit against Cosa Nostra in Sicily

#Europol – Big hit against Cosa Nostra in Sicily

| March 5, 2019

In the early hours of Monday 4 March, the Italian Direzione Investigativa Antimafia (Anti-mafia Investigation Department) and the Italian Carabinieri arrested 32 individuals, allegedly members of the Italian crime syndicate, Cosa Nostra. Law enforcement organized raids in several Italian cities, such as Agrigento, Catania, Palermo, Parma and Trapani. The arrests were the result of a […]

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