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Hate Crime Report Published 
20 October 2018
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In June 2018, FRA published a report on hate crime recording and data collection practice across the EU. The report aims to assist police investigators, managers, hate crime officers, and policymakers as well as EU and intergovernmental organisations in their policymaking. Read more

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EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
20th Anniversary of EJN Foundation 
20 October 2018
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During its 50th Plenary on 27-29 June 2018, the EJN celebrated its 20th anniversary. Read more

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EU European Judicial Network (EJN)
Cooperation in Psychoactive Substance and Precursor Cases: Report Published 
20 October 2018
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In April 2018, Eurojust published a report analysing the current situation in judicial cooperation in new psychoactive substance (NPS) and precursor cases. Read more

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EU Eurojust
Practice: Global Airport Action Days 
20 October 2018
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This year’s 11th Global Airport Action Days (GAAD) took place from 18 to 22 June 2018, resulting in arrests of more than 140 people in 61 countries. Read more

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EU Eurojust Judicial Cooperation
First French-Greek JIT Successful 
20 October 2018
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At the end of April 2018, the first Joint Investigation Team (JIT) ever established between France and Greece resulted in the arrest of four leaders of the Georgian mafia organisation “Vory V zakone.” Read more

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EU Eurojust
New Joint Investigation Teams 
20 October 2018
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In May 2018, for the first time in their history, France and Italy as well as Italy and Poland signed agreements to form Joint Investigation Teams to cooperate in transnational cases. Read more

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EU Eurojust
Memorandum of Understanding on JIT Funding 
20 October 2018
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On 1 July 2018, Eurojust and Europol signed a Memorandum of Understanding to ensure closer cooperation with regard to the funding of JITs. With the MoU, rules and conditions for the benefit of those requesting funding from the national authorities are established. Read more

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EU Europol Eurojust
Liaison Prosecutor for Ukraine 
20 October 2018
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On 18 August 2018, the first Liaison Prosecutor for the Ukraine, Ms Myroslava Krasnoborova, took up office at Eurojust. Read more

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EU Eurojust
Annual 2017 Report Published 
20 October 2018
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Eurojust published its annual report for the year 2017 and infographics on Eurojust at work and Eurojust’s operations in 2017. Read more

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EU Eurojust
Agreement on Eurojust Regulation 
20 October 2018
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On 19 June 2018, the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council, the European Parliament, and the European Commission agreed on the new Eurojust Regulation. The EU ambassadors confirmed the agreement on 20 June 2018. Read more

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EU Eurojust
Practice: Members of COSA NOSTRA Arrested 
20 October 2018
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On 5 and 12 May 2018, Europol’s “Eurosearch” project, which was set up to locate and capture dangerous mafia fugitives in Europe, succeeded in the arrest of two of the most important Italian fugitives and members of the Italian Crime Syndicate COSA NOSTRA. Read more

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EU Europol
Practice: Webstresser.org Taken Down 
20 October 2018
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On 24 April 2018, the world’s biggest marketplace by which to hire Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) services, webstresser.org, was shut down and its infrastructure seized. Read more

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EU Europol
Practice: Online Marketplace for Counterfeit Goods Taken Down 
20 October 2018
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At the beginning of May 2018, one of the largest European law enforcement operations ever resulted in the shut-down of an illegal online marketplace selling counterfeit goods and pirated content. Read more

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EU Europol Counterfeiting & Piracy
Practice: Major Hit against Darknet NPS Dealers 
20 October 2018
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On 28 June 2018, Europol reported that – during a joint operation– the Spanish Guardia Civil and the Austrian Federal Police, supported by Europol, seized 100 different types of new psychoactive substances (NPS) with a market value of €12 million. They confiscated nearly 800,000 ... Read more

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EU Europol
Norway and Switzerland Join J-CAT 
20 October 2018
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In April 2018, Norway and Switzerland were unanimously accepted as members of the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT). Read more

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EU Europol Cybercrime
Memorandum of Understanding with the Centre for Climate Crime Analysts 
20 October 2018
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At the beginning of May 2018, Europol and the Centre for Climate Crime Analysis (CCCA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order to reinforce their efforts to address environmental crime, especially air pollution and deforestation, including all crimes covered by the European Union Timber Regulation. Read more

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EU Europol