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‘550 tons of illegal pesticides seized with OLAF’s help’

https://ec.europa.eu/anti-fraud/media-corner/news/26-06-2019/550-tons-illegal-pesticides-seized-olafs-help_en   Milestone 2019 pesticide seizure could cover the territory of Estonia   Operation Silver Axe IV, coordinated by Europol with support from the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), led to the seizure of 550 tons of illegal or counterfeit pesticides. The 2019 seizure is large enough to cover a surface of up to 50,000 km²…

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Two crime gangs dismantled over fraud in hydrocarbons sector worth over 150 million euros

https://ec.europa.eu/anti-fraud/sites/antifraud/files/07052019_spain_operation_drake_es.pdf   A joint operation by the Tax Agency and the Guardia Civil ·         The organised crime network is charged with non-payment of VAT on wholesale petrol and diesel sales through shell companies or fronts ·         21 arrests have been made and 61 luxury vehicles, two boats and two million litres of product have been…

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‘Fighting crime in real time: OLAF and Belgium customs lead international cyber patrol to stop online traffickers’

https://ec.europa.eu/anti-fraud/media-corner/news/21-05-2019/fighting-crime-real-time-olaf-and-belgium-customs-lead-international_en   A ground-breaking European operation led by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and Belgian Customs busted online criminals trafficking drugs, counterfeit goods – including medicine – and endangered animal and plant species (CITES). The international operation, code-named Postbox II, took place in March 2019 and involved customs experts from 22 Member States and Europol.…

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OLAF partners with Romanian Anti-Corruption Directorate to untangle EU funds scam

PRESS RELEASE No 02/2019 9 April 2019 OLAF partners with Romanian Anti-Corruption Directorate to untangle EU funds scam The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) took part in operations led by the Romanian National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) between 3 and 8 April in Romania in a case of suspected misuse of EU funds. The operations involved searches…

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Bursting the fraud bubble: OLAF plays central role in 400 tons seizure of fake shampoo

https://ec.europa.eu/anti-fraud/media-corner/news/18-02-2019/bursting-fraud-bubble-olaf-plays-central-role-400-tons-seizure-fake_en OLAF was at the centre of an international operation to stop illicit trade of counterfeit shampoo. The shampoo – produced illegally in China – was seized in Colombia and Mexico at the beginning of February 2019. OLAF closely monitored the shipment, from dispatch in China to Latin America, to prevent risks of it entering…

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Strengthening analytical skills in order to protect EU financial interests

https://ec.europa.eu/anti-fraud/sites/antifraud/files/27022019_lithuania_strengthening_analytical_skills_en.pdf The Special Investigation Service (STT) has started implementing the project ‘Strengthening law enforcement analytical capacity in preventing and detecting corruption crimes against EU financial interests’ under the HERCULE III programme managed by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). The aim of the project is to improve the analytical IT system in order to strengthen and…

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The Malta Customs department has had a record breaking quarter, seizing nearly 6 tonnes of narcotics worth over 26.67 Million euros, in separate cases, in just weeks

The Malta Customs department has had a record breaking quarter, seizing nearly 6 tonnes of narcotics worth over 26.67 Million euros, in separate cases, in just weeks Below are the seperate press releases for each and every case building up to today Press release 21 Nov: Customs officials seize over 40kg of cocaine coming from…

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