Europol’s latest report on cybercrime

On September the 18th, Europol introduced the 2018 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), which is the fifth edition of the report. The IOCTA provides an assessment of emerging cyber threats and key developments in the field of cyberbrime, including payment fraud and online child sexual exploitation. This year, the report also decribes some legislative Read more about Europol’s latest report on cybercrime[…]

DOES CRIME STILL PAY?

  By Europol Press Release From 2010 to 2014, 2.2% of the estimated proceeds of crime were provisionally seized or frozen, and 1.1% of the criminal profits were finally confiscated at EU level, according to a recent report penned by Europol’s Asset Recovery Unit, in cooperation with the Asset Recovery Offices of EU Member States. Read more about DOES CRIME STILL PAY?[…]

New police team in the Netherlands to counter Italian Mafia after publication of the Cerca Trova report

  The Hague (the Netherlands). At the end of March, 2017, the Dutch Public Prosecution Service, national police and tax authorities released the report “Cerca Trova” (or “seek and you shall find”), to analyse the criminal activities of the Italian Mafia in the Netherlands. They concluded that the Mafia in the Netherlands was mainly involved Read more about New police team in the Netherlands to counter Italian Mafia after publication of the Cerca Trova report[…]

Flanders, the heart of the drug trade

An investigation by the “Investigative Reporting Project Italy” (IRPI), Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), Investigace, Heut Nieuwsblad and Aktuality – reveals how Colombia, Calabria (a region in Southern Italy), and Slovakia are united by a single red thread from Flanders, through Belgium and the Netherlands. When the journalist Jan Kuciak, working for the Read more about Flanders, the heart of the drug trade[…]