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25 April 2017

Alcohol tops list of EUR 230 million fake food and drink seizures in global operation

Nearly 26 million litres of fake alcohol has been seized in a  joint INTERPOL-Europol operation targeting fake food and drink around the world.In the sixth Operation Opson, which involved police, customs, national food regulatory authorities and partners from the private sector in  61 countries, counterfeit alcohol was the most seized product, f...
18 April 2017

Global operation targets child sexual abuse material exchanged via messaging apps

LYON, France – An operation into the exchange of child sexual abuse material via mobile applications has led to 38 arrests in Latin America and Europe.Operation Tantalio, launched by the Spanish National Police and coordinated by INTERPOL and Europol, saw police across 15 countries in Central and South America and Europe target individuals using the messa...
23 September 2016

Tackling organized crime in Latin America and Caribbean focus of INTERPOL meeting

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – Addressing the global problem of Latin American and Caribbean drug crime and its links to other serious crimes, particularly migrant smuggling and human trafficking, was the focus of INTERPOL’s third annual Project Fortaleza meeting held in the Curaçao capital. Project Fortaleza provides Latin American and Caribbean law enforcement w...
02 September 2016

INTERPOL boosts cybercrime policing capacity in Latin America and the Caribbean

BOGOTA, Colombia – INTERPOL has conducted a series of cybercrime training sessions in Latin America and the Caribbean, aimed at enhancing regional law enforcement capacity to prevent, detect and respond to cyberthreats.The three training sessions – held in the Bahamas in June, the Dominican Republic in July and Colombia in August – brought together a tota...
26 November 2015

INTERPOL operations target illegal timber trade in Africa and the Americas

LYON, France – INTERPOL-coordinated illegal logging operations in West Africa and Central and South America have identified key trade routes used by criminal networks to traffic illicitly harvested timber and led to major seizures of protected and valuable timber species worth more than USD 262 million.Operation Log took place in nine West African countri...
21 September 2015

South American operation targets crime networks behind fake goods

LYON, France – Police and customs officers across South America have taken part in an operation aimed at disrupting the organized crime networks behind illicit trade and the production and distribution of counterfeit goods in the region and beyond.Coordinated by INTERPOL, Operation Jupiter VII (15 – 31 August) involved almost 2,000 raids in 11 countries w...
01 June 2015

Fakes worth USD 60 million seized in operations across Americas and Caribbean

LYON, France – Car parts, fuel, food, detergent, cigars, shampoo and steel were among fake goods worth nearly USD 60 million seized in a two-week operation across the Americas and the Caribbean.Codenamed Maya II, more than 2,000 interventions by police, customs, investigators and Intellectual Property (IP) units were carried out at key locations including...

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