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01 August 2018

INTERPOL border security training supports female ASEAN officers

MANILA, Philippines – In response to the growing security threats posed by transnational crimes such as human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Southeast Asia, INTERPOL conducted a training course to enhance border security in the region.The 10-day (23 July to 1 August) integrated border management course brought together 20 female police and immigrati...
28 September 2017

Drugs worth USD 360 million seized in INTERPOL-led operation

SINGAPORE – Illegal drugs worth an estimated USD 360 million were seized across the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions in an INTERPOL-coordinated operation.Targeting illicit drug trafficking, Operation Lionfish – Asia-Pacific saw some 390 drug seizures and led to the arrest of more than 300 people.Known cocaine trafficking routes from South America to t...
18 May 2017

Suspected terrorist among 17 arrested during INTERPOL operation in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE – Enhancing cooperation between law enforcement agencies against terror suspects and criminals travelling across Southeast Asia was the focus of a border operation conducted as part of INTERPOL’s Project Sunbird.Operation Sunbird III (28 March to 5 April) involved police, immigration and maritime authorities from all 10 Association of Southeast...
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 July 2016

More than 4,100 arrests in INTERPOL-led operation targeting Asian illegal gambling networks

BANGKOK, Thailand - More than 4,100 people have been arrested and USD 13.6 million seized in two INTERPOL-led operations across Asia targeting illegal gambling dens and websites during the Euro 2016 football tournament.During Operation SOGA VI (short for soccer gambling) nearly 4,000 raids were carried out across China – including Hong Kong and Macau – Fr...
13 June 2016

INTERPOL border operation in Southeast Asia targets crime suspects

SINGAPORE – Strengthening border security networks to prevent the movement of criminals and terror suspects was the focus of an INTERPOL-led operation at main transit hubs within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).Undertaken at international airports in Bangkok, Hanoi and Jakarta, Operation Red Lotus (1-18 May) sought to build closer colla...
13 April 2016

INTERPOL border operation in Southeast Asia targets terror suspects

SINGAPORE – Enhancing counter-terrorism and law enforcement collaboration was the focus of an INTERPOL-facilitated border operation which targeted international fugitives attempting to travel across Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries.During Operation Sunbird II (28 March - 8 April), which sought to identify wanted terror suspects and...

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