Pharmaceutical crime

Pharmaceutical crime involves the manufacture, trade and distribution of fake, stolen or illicit medicines and medical devices. These products pose a major threat to public health as counterfeit medicines can be harmful or even fatal. At INTERPOL we are working to dismantle the international organized criminal networks behind this type of crime.

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16 July 2015

Increased information sharing to combat terrorism focus of German Interior Minister visit to INTERPOL

LYON, France – Identifying areas for enhanced sharing of operational information to more effectively combat terrorism in Europe and beyond was the focus of a meeting between Germany’s Minister of the Interior Thomas de Maizière and INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock.

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15 July 2015

INTERPOL Secretary General visits EU to enhance fight against migrant smuggling, terrorism

BRUSSELS, Belgium – INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock met with Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, to strengthen ongoing collaboration in tackling the most pressing security threats facing Europe today.

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13 July 2015

Egyptian authorities seize guns, drugs and stolen art in operation targeting illicit goods

LYON, France – A 60-day operation conducted across Egypt targeting illicit and fake goods has resulted in the seizure of genuine guns, drugs and stolen works of art.

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Pharmaceutical crime

Increased information sharing to combat terrorism focus of German Interior Minister visit to INTERPOL

INTERPOL Secretary General visits EU to enhance fight against migrant smuggling, terrorism

Egyptian authorities seize guns, drugs and stolen art in operation targeting illicit goods

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29 July 2015

On Global Tiger Day, INTERPOL commends member country efforts to protect the species

LYON, France – On the occasion of Global Tiger Day, INTERPOL recognizes the ongoing efforts of the tiger range countries in protecting the endangered creatures, and renewed its commitment to providing support and assistance in combating tiger crime.INTERPOL’s Project Predator combines the efforts of police, customs and wildlife officials in the Asian coun...
28 July 2015

Elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn trafficking cases addressed at INTERPOL meeting

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Sharing investigative information on elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn trafficking was the focus of a Regional Investigative and Analytical Case Meeting for southern Africa.The four-day (20 – 23 July) meeting, held at INTERPOL’s Regional Bureau in Harare and supported by INTERPOL’s environmental security unit enabled 25 officials from...
28 July 2015

New equipment boosts Royal Thai Police investigative capacity

BANGKOK, Thailand – To strengthen the capacity of the Royal Thai Police to more effectively prevent and investigate people smuggling activities, INTERPOL has provided new police technology and equipment to its Crime Suppression Division.The equipment – including infrared binoculars, cameras, GPS systems and bullet-proof equipment – will assist the Royal T...
23 July 2015

Incoming Finnish Police Commissioner visit to INTERPOL focuses on terrorism, cybercrime

LYON, France – Seppo Kolehmainen, the incoming National Police Commissioner of Finland, visited INTERPOL’s General Secretariat headquarters where he met with Secretary General Jürgen Stock to discuss a range of global crime issues.Discussions between Mr Kolehmainen – who takes up his new position on 1 August – and senior INTERPOL officials focused on the...
21 July 2015

Media invitation for International Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Leaders’ Forum

CANBERRA, Australia – In the face of the growing international threat presented by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), INTERPOL, the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Department of Defence will host an inaugural Forum gathering key representatives from government, law enforcement and military services to promote strategic cooperation.The focus...
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04 August 2015 - 06 August 2015 | Gaborone, Botswana

12th Global Programme on Anti-Corruption, Financial Crimes and Asset Recovery

Highlighting the growing concern of corruption and related crimes in the region, INTERPOL, in partnership with the African Development Bank and the Commonwealth Africa Anti-Corruption Centre, is conducting a training session in Botswana for senior anti-corruption investigators and prosecutors across Africa.
02 September 2015 - 04 September 2015 | Canberra, Australia

International Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) Leaders’ Forum

In the face of the growing international threat presented by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), INTERPOL, the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Department of Defence will host an inaugural Forum to gather key representatives from government, law enforcement and military services and promote strategic cooperation between them.
22 September 2015 - 24 September 2015 | Buenos Aires, Argentina

9th International Law Enforcement Intellectual Property Crime Conference

This operational conference provides a unique forum for delegates from a variety of sectors to share best practices in the fight against counterfeiting and piracy crimes.
07 October 2015 - 09 October 2015 | Singapore

The INTERPOL Firearm Forensics Symposium (IFFS)

This event is designed for individuals who investigate firearms related crimes, heads of police agencies and those who shape policy aimed at combating firearm crime.

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