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[…]

60 TONS OF SPECIAL WASTE DIRECTED TO BURKINA FASO SEIZED AT SALERNO

On September 14, the ‘Guardia di Finanzia’ (‘Guard of Finances’, an Italian law enforcement agency), has seized 60 ton of special waste that was directed to Burkina Faso, stored in seven containers. The financers have recovered tires, compressors loaded with gas, car batteries and trucks, and numerous photovoltaic panels. The material was accompanied by a Read more about 60 TONS OF SPECIAL WASTE DIRECTED TO BURKINA FASO SEIZED AT SALERNO[…]

EU agrees on new rules about mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders

  On 20 June 2018, the Council agreed on new rules concerning the mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders. This new regulation aims to ensure the effective freezing and confiscation of criminal assets across the EU. This will contribute to making the EU more secure by combating the financing of crime, including terrorist activities. Read more about EU agrees on new rules about mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders[…]

Aged 80 years-old, a tenor of the French Connection in Marseille surrenders after 12 years on the run

Jean Guy, 80 years-old,  went to the police station of Nîmes (in the South) and still has to be transferred towards Marseille to be presented to the parquet. Considered as a key-figure of the French Connection, a criminal organization which inspired several movies and which channelled through some drug between Marseille and the United States Read more about Aged 80 years-old, a tenor of the French Connection in Marseille surrenders after 12 years on the run[…]