Over 104,000 cocaine seizures were reported in the EU in 2017, amounting to 140.4 tons. This is double the quantity seized in 2016. "Social media, encryption techniques and darknet marketplaces" are correlated with the increase.
An international cybercrime network which used malware to steal an estimated $100 million (€89.3 million) from thousands of victims has been dismantled, Europol announced on Thursday.
"We will not allow these venues to be arenas of crime that claim people’s lives,” said the country's prime minister, Ramush Haradinaj.
Romania's ex-anti-corruption chief Laura Kovesi is set for an interview to become the EU's new chief prosecutor. Here we explain the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, the new office she could be heading up.
While some European ministers dial up the anti-immigration rhetoric, criminals and the corrupt are abusing Golden Visa schemes to gain the right to live in the EU, writes Transparency International's Carl Dolan.
Interpol's stolen vehicle database
Sweden has been left shaken by grenade attacks in recent years. Euronews explains why the country, known for its crime safety, has a grenade problem.
Three Baltic states saw the highest recorded intentional homicides relative to their populations in 2015, according to data from the European Commission.
For the last year, Romanians have been turning out in their thousands to protest what they see as an increasingly corrupt government.
Part of group of 200 arrests made in southern Germany and Italy in cross-border joint operation with Italian anti-mafia police.
Uruguay has gone further than any country in the world in the legalisation of cannabis use, not just by allowing people to use and buy it, but also by setting up and managing the supply chain
Thousands lost their lives on Escobar's route to the top of the Colombian criminal underworld. Euronews asks the infamous narcoterrorist's son what it was like to grow up with the world's richest drug lord
The editor of investigative website MaltaToday tells euronews the journalist's killing is a 'dark day for democracy'.
Fifteen volunteer firefighters were today (August 7) arrested in Sicily for allegedly starting fires to earn commission from putting them out.
Three people on their way to stand trial at a Moscow court were shot dead as they tried to escape.
Brazil has stepped up security in Rio de Janeiro amid a rise in violence by organised crime gangs.
Police in Spain have seized two point four tonnes of cocaine from a fishing boat sailing under a Venezuelan flag in the Atlantic.
Buying guns, stolen credit cards or even suicide kits is getting easier as hidden online stores become more sophisticated, it’s been claimed.
A European think-tank has published a report alleging connections between the Kremlin and the criminal underworld of Europe.
‘Live by Night’ holds the mirror up to the prohibition era in America and is based on the 2012 novel of the same name The plot unfolds around the American military veteran and police chief’s son Joe C
Police think a grenade attack in Sweden – which killed an eight-year-old boy – could be linked to a gang-related conflict.
One of the worst allegations of abuse by Mexican security forces has been revealed in a damning report by the country’s national human rights commission.
A son of Mexico’s infamous drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman was among a group of suspected criminals abducted in a top tourist resort.
Images have emerged of an elaborate network of tunnels under the streets of Naples, used by jewelry thieves to target high-end shops such as Bulgari
Italian police have made multiple arrests in connection with abetting the ‛Ndrangheta, Mafia-style criminal organization centered in the Calabria
Sophie Claudet: “The UK government estimates between 10 and 13,000 people are trafficked into the country but unofficial sources say it could be up to 80,000.