Operation Infra-Red

Operation Infra-Red is an INTERPOL initiative to locate and arrest serious long-term international fugitives.  On the run from justice, these criminals have committed crimes such as murder, child sexual abuse, drug trafficking and money laundering.

Wanted persons: Infra-Red 2012

We are seeking the public’s support in locating the following international fugitives. If you have any information about any of these people, please send an email to our Fugitives Unit.

Fugitive Name  Nationality Country believed to be in 
ALI Azad Ghaleb Iraqi Greece, Iraq, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom
BARTIA Gegi Georgian France, Greece
BENNAJEM Rida Netherlands Unknown
CARROL David Macdonald Canadian Australia, Brazil, Europe, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, South America, United States
COULTER Bailey Martin United States Cambodia, France, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom
DERVISHAJ Plaurent Albanian Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro, United States
FARKAS Robert Hungarian Europe, Cayman Islands, Central America
FOCO Tibor Theodor Austrian Unknown
GUIBLI Mohamed Moroccan Morocco
HASSAN Mohamad Ahmed Somali Finland, Poland, Sweden
KONTSLIASHVILI Mamuka Georgian Greece
LYAPKOVYCH Dmytro Ukrainian Europe, Poland
MANILLA CABRERA Evodio Mexican Mexico
MILIC Sasa Montenegrin Unknown
NIKCEVIC Vladan Montenegrin Unknown
PROCHAZKA Frantisek Czech Republic Canada, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Mexico, United States, United Kingdom
PUŠKIN Alex Russian Spain
ROSO Ante Croatian Spain
SCHREURS Morgan Netherlands Ireland, Italy 
SITAR Anthony Phillip Australian Mexico
SIWEK Jakub Polish Bolivia, Kenya, Tanzania
TAKO Gentjan Albanian Belgium, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom
TAUFER Peter Slovakian Panama
TSUNIK Viktoryia Belarusian Angola, Europe, Russia, Ukraine 
UDDIN Rouf Bangladeshi Bangladesh, Belgium, France, Italy, Netherlands
06 May 2015

Internationally wanted match-fixing suspect in Italian custody

LYON, France – Hristiyan Ilievski, an international match-fixing suspect who was wanted by Italy and the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice for internationally wanted persons, has surrendered to Italian authorities after four years on the run.A national of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Ilievski had been in hiding since 2011 when Italian police...
03 March 2015

INTERPOL encourages global action on World Wildlife Day

INTERPOL is backing World Wildlife Day as part of the Organization’s ongoing efforts to support law enforcement around the globe in promoting environmental security.With the theme ‘It's time to get serious about wildlife crime’, World Wildlife Day 2015 aims to raise awareness of the positive role which local communities can also play in helping curb this...
16 February 2015

Nepal’s top wildlife criminal nabbed in Malaysia

LYON, France – Nepal’s most wanted wildlife criminal and the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice, has been arrested in Malaysia following close international collaboration via INTERPOL channels.Rajkumar Praja, the ringleader of a rhino poaching network in Nepal, is wanted to serve a 15-year sentence for rhino poaching and trading internationally in rhino ho...
10 December 2014

Suspected illegal ivory trader targeted in INTERPOL operation arrested in Zambia

LYON, France – A public appeal as part of an INTERPOL operation focusing on individuals wanted for environmental crimes has led to the arrest of a fugitive in Zambia.Ben Simasiku had fled from Botswana in 2012 after he and three other suspected illegal ivory traders were arrested in possession of 17 cut pieces of elephant tusks weighing approximately 115...
17 November 2014

INTERPOL seeks public assistance to locate environmental crime fugitives in global operation

LYON, France – An INTERPOL operation targeting fugitives wanted for environmental crimes is calling on the public worldwide to help locate them and bring them to justice.Operation Infra (International Fugitive Round Up and Arrest) Terra was launched by the world police body on 6 October, focusing on 139 fugitives wanted by 36 member countries for crimes i...
12 August 2014

Albanian fugitive targeted by INTERPOL arrested in Ecuador

LYON, France – The arrest and positive identification in Ecuador of Dritan Rexhepi, the subject of several INTERPOL Red Notices for internationally wanted individuals and a target of a global INTERPOL fugitive operation, has been hailed by the world police body following international cooperation via INTERPOL.   The Albanian national, aged 34, escap...
16 December 2013

INTERPOL requests public assistance to track international fugitives across Americas

LYON, France – INTERPOL is calling for the public’s assistance in helping to track down international fugitives linked to organized crime networks and wanted for offences including murder and drug trafficking.Operation Infra (International Fugitive Round Up and Arrest) Americas was launched in Costa Rica on 18 November, involving 46 countries and territor...
27 June 2012

Public tip-off leads to arrest in Croatia of Dutch murder suspect targeted in INTERPOL operation

LYON, France – A Dutch national suspected of murder in Belgium and wanted as part of an INTERPOL operation targeting fugitives worldwide has been arrested by police in Croatia, following a tip-off from a member of the public in Ireland.Morgan Schreurs, who is accused of killing a woman he met in a bar in November 1999, is one of the targets highlighted as...
11 June 2012

INTERPOL calls on public to help track international fugitives in global operation

LYON, France – An INTERPOL operation targeting fugitives wanted for offences including murder, robbery, kidnapping and drug trafficking is calling for the public’s help in locating and bringing them to justice.Operation Infra-Red (International Fugitive Round Up and Arrest – Red Notices) 2012 was launched by the world police body on 14 May, focusing on mo...
15 April 2011

INTERPOL hunt for international fugitives leads to numerous arrests across South America

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – An INTERPOL operation targeting 207 internationally-wanted fugitives wanted for serious crimes including murder, kidnapping, organized crime and child sexual abuse believed to be hiding in South America has led to arrests across the continent and new investigative leads established for almost a quarter.Investigative leads develop...
11 April 2011

South America focus of INTERPOL operation to track down international fugitives

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Hundreds of international fugitives wanted for serious offences including murder, rape, child sexual abuse, kidnapping and drug trafficking who are believed to be hiding in South America are the focus of an INTERPOL operation which is now appealing for the public’s assistance.Involving 34 countries, and targeting 203 fugitives, O...
26 August 2010

Polish police arrest US paedophile suspect targeted in INTERPOL operation Infra-Red

LYON, France – A suspected US paedophile wanted as part of an INTERPOL-led worldwide operation targeting fugitives convicted or accused of serious crimes has been arrested in Poland. John Hamilton, who is accused of sexually abusing five boys aged between 10 and 16 in the United States, was taken into custody by border guard officers in Gliwice in souther...
09 July 2010

INTERPOL global hunt for fugitives advances with public help

LYON, France – INTERPOL and its member countries are following up on information provided by members of the public following an appeal for their assistance in locating international fugitives wanted for serious crimes including murder, rape, child sexual abuse and human trafficking.Since the call for public assistance on Monday 5 July, a further seven ind...
05 July 2010

INTERPOL-led operation to track international fugitives calls for public assistance

LYON, France – The public is being asked to help provide information on fugitives targeted as part of an INTERPOL-led global operation which has already seen more than 100 internationally-wanted people arrested or located worldwide. INTERPOL launched operation Infra-Red (International Fugitive Round-Up and Arrest – Red Notices) on 3 May targeting 450 fugi...

About INTERPOL Infra operations: Ervin Penci, Criminal Intelligence Officer

INTERPOL operation Infra Terra: Ioannis Kokkinis, Criminal Intelligence Officer

Operation INFRA SA - 2011

Operation INFRA-RED 2010