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Large-scale online investment fraud network with hundreds of victims across Europe

27/05/2021(0)
On 11 May 2021, a large criminal network involved in investment fraud and money laundering was dismantled as a result of a cross border operation supported by Europol and ... Read More
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How are organised crime groups involved in sports corruption?

24/08/2020(0)
Europol publishes its report, The involvement of organised crime groups in sports corruption. The report highlights the link between sports corruption and organised crime: the characteristics of criminal networks, ... Read More
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Beyond the pandemic – What will the criminal landscape look like after Covid-19?

12/05/2020(0)
New Europol report assesses the impact of the pandemic on serious and organised crime across three phases. Based on criminal information from investigations in the Member States, Europol is ... Read More
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How criminals profit from the COVID-19 pandemic

31/03/2020(0)
Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, has published a report about the latest developments of COVID-19 on the criminal landscape in the EU. In accordance with the Europol’s ... Read More
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The SIM hijackers: How criminals are stealing millions by hijacking phone numbers

16/03/2020(0)
It is a common story: the signal bars disappears from their mobile phones, they call the phone number – it rings, but it’s not their phone ringing. They try ... Read More
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Criminal network gained millions in fixing professional tennis matches

16/01/2019(0)
Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, has issued a press releases to inform for an operation in relation with fraud in professional tennis competitions. In accordance the press ... Read More
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Beware: 7 most common online financial scams

23/10/2018(0)
Europol and the European Banking Federation launch awareness campaign on 7 most common online financial scams. Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), the European Banking Federation and their partners from ... Read More
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Online scammers captured after causing Eur 18 million of damage

02/08/2018(0)
After six years of preparation and coordination, the international Operation Warenagent has seen the arrest of 15 individuals, thought to be members of a network responsible for online fraud ... Read More
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EUR 230 million worth of fake food and beverages seized in global operation; case by country

27/04/2017(0)
Operation OPSON VI, the joint Europol-INTERPOL operation targeting counterfeit and substandard food and drink, as well as the organised crime networks behind this illicit trade, has resulted in the ... Read More
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Europol and Global Cyber Alliance team up to fight cybercrime

01/02/2017(0)
Europol and the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA)signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on decreasing systemic cyber risk and improving internet security throughout Europe and beyond. The signing ... Read More
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