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Spain arrests 32 allegedly linked to Italy’s ’Ndrangheta mafia gang
The group is accused of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering.
One of Europe's most wanted money laundering suspects arrested
The man is accused of laundering more than €200 million for criminal organisations.
Police arrest 39 people on suspicion of smuggling migrants to UK
The suspects are accused of trafficking up to 10,000 people across the English Channel in small boats in the last year.
Europol operation targets online trafficking of Ukrainian refugees
Nine suspects and nine possible victims have been identified so far, with suspicious posts found in 14 different countries in one single day.
Hungarian police raid 24 homes linked to money laundering network
Sixteen people were arrested and five accused of moving 44 million euros - mostly obtained through fraud and cryptocurrency scams - through bank accounts in Europe, South America and Australia.
'Extremist' audio clips removed from SoundCloud in Europol operation
The illegal files included jihadist chants and audio clips that promoted right-wing extremist groups.
Three arrested over ATM explosions that netted gang nearly €1 million
They are accused of using stolen vehicles and explosives to attack ATMs during the night to steal money.
Three German fugitives arrested in Spain over money laundering scheme
The suspects had been on the run from German authorities since 2021, Europol said.
Over 100 European suspects identified in online child abuse probe
The long-running global investigation into online child abuse images was led by New Zealand.
Dozens arrested in Belgium & Spain in major drug trafficking operation
The criminal network is accused of using cargo planes, private jets and shipping containers to smuggle cocaine into Europe.
Europol told to delete personal data not linked to any crime
European Data Protection Supervisor, the EU personal data watchdog, said the police agency has continually stored "large volumes" of data regardless of whether it was related to a crime or not.
Brussels wants EU police to cooperate better to fight organised crime
According to Europol, 80% of gangs are involved in cross-border crimes.
Europe's most-wanted fugitives revealed
“At the heart of this campaign is justice for the victims."
Scores arrested in one of 'biggest global crackdowns' on dark web
Several of those arrested were "high-value targets", Europol said.
Police bust criminal group smuggling Afghan migrants to western Europe
The criminals pushed migrants into the back of large lorries while drivers were sleeping, said Europol.
Arrests after raids at EU farms and vineyards over labour exploitation
Police raids were carried out at 704 locations in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Finland, France, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, and Spain.
Police bust Balkan cartel’s European ‘cocaine pipeline’
61 people were arrested as police from eight European countries pounced on a Balkan crime organisation allegedly "flooding Europe with cocaine."
Over 100 arrested in Spain and Italy in major money-laundering sting
Spanish and Italian police have arrested 106 people connected to a gang that allegedly laundered money for mafia groups and made millions of euros through online scams.
Netherlands, Belgium main gateways into Europe for cocaine: Europol
"The epicentre of the cocaine market in Europe has shifted northwards," the Europol report, drawn up in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), said.
Fake wine, diluted honey and horse meat seized in European crackdown
Police in 26 EU member states seized 15.4 tonnes of sub-par food and 1.7 million litres of counterfeit booze from alleged criminal gangs.