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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...
18 May 2016

Migration and border security top INTERPOL European meeting agenda

PRAGUE, Czech Republic – Addressing the border security challenges posed by an unprecedented number of migrants travelling to Europe is a key issue for senior law enforcement officials gathered at the 44th INTERPOL European Regional Conference.Following the publication of the joint Europol-INTERPOL Report on Migrant Smuggling Networks earlier this week, d...
16 February 2015

Record seizures of fake food and drink in INTERPOL-Europol operation

Thousands of tonnes of fake and sub-standard food and drink have been seized in 47 countries around the world as part of an INTERPOL-Europol coordinated operation.Operation Opson IV, conducted during December 2014 and January 2015, resulted in the seizure of more than 2,500 tonnes of counterfeit and illicit food, including mozzarella, strawberries, eggs,...