The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation. Making Europe safer. #SOCTA2021

The Hague, The Netherlands
Joined December 2012
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🚨 Emails requesting an immediate action or threatening individuals with opening a criminal investigation, using the names of Europol's Catherine De Bolle and/or Jean-Philippe Lecouffe are fake. europol.europa.eu/newsroom/n…
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Fighting Organised Crime is only possible with international cooperation 👮‍♀️🇨🇭👮🇪🇺 The partnership between @FedpolCH & @Europol headquartered in @GemeenteDenHaag regularly results in concrete positive effects on the outcome of inquiries. #europol #policecooperation #liaison
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Organised crime groups increasingly rely on cheap rubber boats to smuggle irregular migrants across the Channel, at times with deadly consequences. The intelligence notification we released earlier this year still accurately reflects the situation ⤵️ europol.europa.eu/migrant-sm…
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Human traffickers thwarted: Europol supported an int'l action with law enforcement actors from 29 countries & @Frontex. Results 👮 212 arrests 🚗 147 668 persons & 91 856 vehicles checked 🔎 327 new cases opened 👥 650 victims identified More ➡️ europol.europa.eu/newsroom/n… #EMPACT
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An organised criminal group involving 30 🇷🇴 nationals was apprehended following a joint 🇫🇷-🇩🇪-🇷🇴 operation, supported by Europol & @Eurojust. Action day results: 🚔 14 arrests 🔎 57 searches 🇪🇺 11 European Arrest Warrants enforced by 🇷🇴👮 Details ➡️ europol.europa.eu/newsroom/n…
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Today, Europol joins the call to #OrangeTheWorld. Together we must increase awareness of the causes & consequences, and as law enforcement professionals we must continue efforts to encourage reporting, identify perpetrators & hold them accountable. #IDEVAW2021
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As terrorists’ use of the internet & social media has increased enormously in recent years, our EU Internet Referral Unit is doing important work to reduce the spread of extremist content. Learn more about how EU IRU is keeping online spaces safe here ⤵️ europol.europa.eu/newsroom/n…
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🇮🇹 @GDF, 🇩🇪 @polizei_nrw_du, 🇨🇭 @PolizeiLuzern, supported by Europol, @Eurojust dismantled a criminal network that allegedly laundered more than €14 million of public funds through bank accounts in several European countries. Details ➡️ europol.europa.eu/newsroom/n…
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⚠️ Out now! The 3rd annual SIRIUS EU Digital Evidence Situation Report was just released by Europol, Eurojust & the European Judicial Network #EJN. Download the report to learn more ⤵️ europol.europa.eu/newsroom/n… #SIRIUS2021
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👋#DYK today marks the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Abuse and Sexual Exploitation? #EndChildSexAbuseDay 🗣️Let’s discuss our actions towards the common goal of protecting children, with @DigitalEU @Europol @EC3Europol @coe_children and @WeProtect 🧵
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🚨 18 victims of child sexual abuse were identified following an @EC3Europol-led taskforce composed of law enforcement experts from 26 countries. 9 victims were already rescued, with investigations ongoing to safeguard the rest. Details ➡️ ow.ly/7Fb050GQEyh
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This was the 10th Victim Identification Taskforce (VIDTF), since the first was deployed in 2014. More than 530 victims have been safeguarded & 180 offenders arrested. The life, dignity & safety of all children remains a top priority, today & every day. #EndChildSexAbuseDay.
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Today is the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation & Abuse. Every child has the right to feel safe. You can help us #StopChildAbuse by visiting ⤵️ europol.europa.eu/stopchilda…. #EndChildSexAbuseDay #TraceAnObject
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#ARRESTED: 3 of Europe’s most wanted fugitives were arrested recently, thanks to critical information provided by citizens & the cooperation of #Europol’s #ENFAST network. Do you have information that could lead to further arrests? Submit tips here ➡️ eumostwanted.eu.
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#ARRESTED: one of Europe’s most wanted fugitives was detained this week in Spain, thanks to information provided by citizens & the cooperation of 🇱🇻 & 🇪🇸 police. 👏👏👏 Can you help us make Europe safer? Visit eumostwanted.eu to submit an anonymous tip. #EUMostWanted
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#IOCTA2021 includes key findings on: 🔹 Cyber-dependent crime 🔸 Child sexual exploitation material 🔹 Online fraud 🔸 Dark web Read more here ➡️ ow.ly/lH5q50GLXlp
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174 arrests made during Operation #Trivium, a multi-country operation against organised property crime on Europe’s road networks. 🚗 27 cars confiscated 🔪 +200 other goods seized, including weapons & drugs 👥 25 000 persons checked Learn more ➡️ ow.ly/lREj50GLhfV #EMPACT
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⚠️ Just released: #Europol’s Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment #IOCTA2021 is now available! #Cybercrime continued to evolve in 2021, as cybercriminals exploit opportunities created by the #COVID19 pandemic. Download the report here ➡️ ow.ly/Q0rg50GL7VH
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Today at the Europol-@INTERPOL_HQ #CyberConf21 we are proud to announce the publication of #IOCTA2021, our annual Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment! Press Release ➡️ ow.ly/rHfh50GL7As
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