Anti-Drug Trafficking Results 2019

In 2019, Eurojust and the EU Member States tackled illicit drug trafficking worth over € 2.8 billion. Through action days, coordination meetings, and other judicial support, a total of 2686 suspects were able to be arrested or surrendered to other Member States. Approximately €2 billion in criminal assets were frozen and over a thousand weapons, mobile phones, laptops, and cars seized.

In numbers: Eurojust organised 27 coordination centres, 430 coordination meetings were held, and 800 agreements made on the most effective strategies to prosecute suspects. The total number of cases increased from 3401 cases in 2014 to 7804 cases in 2019. 21,323 victims of crime were affected.

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Cornelia Riehle LL.M.

Academy of European Law (ERA)

Criminal Law

Deputy Head of Section