Europol flags Environmental crime in the EU

Environmental crime has become a key threat to global security and a profitable criminal activity, as much in the EU as worldwide. Crimes against the environment threaten the survival of all living species and have an enormous financial impact, which is set to...

Europol: Human traffickers luring Ukrainian refugees

The investigators monitored different online platforms to detect criminal networks attempting to recruit vulnerable Ukrainian refugees and identified suspicious advertisements targeting Ukrainian refugees, looked into tips received from citizens…

Europol arrests in Hungary for ML

The investigation uncovered that the members of the criminal network established a number of companies with no meaningful economic activities, and purchased others with the use of strawmen. The suspects opened bank accounts in the name of these companies…

Europol/EMCDDA: EU Drug Markets Report

The report provides an overview of illicit drug markets in the EU by the EMCDDA and Europol and takes a broad view of these markets from production and trafficking, to distribution and use. Designed as a series of modules, each focuses on the market for a particular...

European Parliament gives more powers to Europol

Under the new rules, Europol will be able to pursue research and innovation projects, process large datasets, and help national authorities screen foreign direct investment in security-related cases. EU Data Protection Supervisor will oversee Europol’s data...