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28 septembre 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...
24 août 2017

Cooperation in acquiring digital evidence focus of INTERPOL workshop

SINGAPORE – Obtaining  digital evidence for use in investigations and prosecutions was the focus of an INTERPOL workshop in Singapore.Bringing together some 30 law enforcement investigators, prosecutors and judicial authorities from the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, the three-day (22 – 24 August) workshop aimed to assis...
18 mai 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 avril 2017

L’alcool en tête des aliments et boissons de contrefaçon, d’une valeur de 230 millions d’EUR, saisis dans le cadre d’une opération mondiale

Près de 26 millions de litres d’alcool de contrefaçon ont été saisis lors d’une opération conjointe INTERPOL-Europol ciblant les contrefaçons d’aliments et de boissons dans le monde entier.Lors de la sixième opération Opson, à laquelle ont participé la police, les douanes, les autorités nationales de contrôle des aliments et des partenaires du secteur pri...
08 août 2016

INTERPOL and Thai Police chiefs meet on cooperation

BANGKOK, Thailand – International law enforcement cooperation was the focus of a meeting between INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock and the Commissioner-General of the Royal Thai police, Police General Chakthip Chaichinda.During his visit to Bangkok, Secretary General Stock visited INTERPOL’s Liaison Office for Asia and the South Pacific, as well as...
18 juillet 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 juin 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 avril 2016

Une opération INTERPOL de sécurisation des frontières en Asie du Sud-Est cible des terroristes présumés

SINGAPOUR – Le renforcement de la lutte antiterroriste et de la collaboration entre les services chargés de l’application de la loi était au cœur d’une opération de sécurisation des frontières organisée par INTERPOL, ciblant les fugitifs internationaux qui tentent de traverser les frontières des pays de l’Association des nations de l’Asie du Sud-Est (ANAS...
04 août 2015

Illegal online gambling in Asia targeted in INTERPOL operation

BANGKOK, Thailand – An INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting illegal online gambling and financial fraud in Asia led to the arrest of some 48 individuals and the seizure of computers and other electronic evidence.As part of Operation Aces, which involved Cambodia, Korea, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, police in Thailand arrested 28 individuals of C...
26 juin 2015

Identifying new and emerging terrorist threats in Asia-Pacific focus of INTERPOL programme

DANANG, Vietnam – Counter-terrorism and intelligence specialists have taken part in the INTERPOL Project Pacific working group meeting on new and emerging terrorist threats and trends in the Asia Pacific region.The three-day (23 – 25 June) meeting launched the two-year INTERPOL Capacity Building Programme on countering transnational terrorism and other se...
04 juin 2015

Combating corruption in the forestry sector focus of INTERPOL training in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Anti-corruption investigators and forestry law enforcement officials from across Southeast Asia have gathered in Malaysia to strengthen collaboration and investigative skills, to more effectively fight corruption in the forestry sector.The 11th INTERPOL Global Programme on Anti-Corruption, Financial Crimes and Asset Recovery was o...
22 mai 2015

Enhancing international police cooperation focus of meeting between Chinese Vice-Minister and INTERPOL Chief

LYON, France – Enhancing cooperation in combating transnational crime and police training were key issues during a meeting between China’s Vice-Minister for Public Security, Chongyuan Xia, and INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock at the world police body’s General Secretariat headquarters.With increased globalization, Vice-Minister Xia and Secretary Ge...
18 mai 2015

Cooperation and effective data exchange focus of INTERPOL training in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam – In the first such training in Southeast Asia, INTERPOL has held a Data Protection Officer Certification Course in Hanoi to certify Data Protection Officers from INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in seven ASEAN countries.The 10-day course (5 - 14 May) provided the officers with the tools to better understand INTERPOL’s Rules on the...
17 avril 2015

La Conférence asiatique d’INTERPOL se fixe comme objectif le renforcement de la sécurité régionale

SINGAPOUR – La 22ème Conférence régionale asiatique d’INTERPOL s’est achevée sur l’adoption par les hauts responsables de police de l’Asie et du Pacifique Sud d’une série de mesures visant à renforcer l’action régionale contre la criminalité transnationale.  Plusieurs recommandations appelaient à soutenir les efforts déployés par les pays membres d...
15 avril 2015

La réunion INTERPOL des chefs de police des pays asiatiques s’intéresse aux menaces criminelles en pleine évolution

SINGAPOUR – De hauts responsables des services chargés de l’application de la loi de toute l’Asie et du Pacifique Sud sont réunis à Singapour pour la 22ème Conférence régionale asiatique d’INTERPOL, qui portera sur le renforcement de l’action régionale contre la criminalité transnationale et les réseaux criminels.Rassemblant plus de 160 hauts responsables...
14 avril 2015

Le premier forum INTERPOL World ouvre ses portes sur le thème de l’innovation au service de la sécurité mondiale

SINGAPOUR – Favoriser l’innovation pour relever les défis mondiaux en matière de sécurité, tel est le thème du premier forum INTERPOL World qui s’est ouvert aujourd’hui à Singapour.D’une durée de trois jours, INTERPOL World 2015, qui regroupe une exposition et un congrès, a pour but de créer une enceinte à l’intention de l’industrie de la sécurité, des se...
10 avril 2015

INTERPOL border security operation targets criminals traveling in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE – The first border security operation coordinated by INTERPOL’s Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore has led to the arrest of international fugitives attempting to travel in countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).During Operation Sunbird (16-24 March), which focused on identifying wanted criminals, police an...
26 mars 2015

Les recherches menées par INTERPOL dans le domaine numérique mettent au jour une menace pour les monnaies virtuelles

SINGAPOUR – Les chercheurs d’INTERPOL spécialisés dans les cybermenaces ont mis en évidence dans la chaîne de blocs de transactions virtuelles une menace qui pourrait entraîner la présence sur cette chaîne de logiciels malveillants ou d’autres données illicites, telles que des images d’abus pédosexuels.En fonction de la crypto-monnaie utilisée et de ses p...
16 février 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...
03 février 2015

Brunei hosts INTERPOL counter-terrorism course for Asean countries

BRUNEI – Using INTERPOL’s tools to enhance counter-terrorism investigation capacity and collaboration was the focus of a training course for ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) member countries.Bringing together some 25 representatives from nine National Central Bureaus (NCBs), the two-week (19 – 30 January) course, supported by the Royal Brune...
02 février 2015

INTERPOL Basic Training on Maritime Security held in Malaysia

KUANTAN, Malaysia – The first in a series of INTERPOL training programmes to assist member countries build capacity in maritime piracy and armed robbery investigations has been held in Malaysia.The INTERPOL Basic Training on Maritime Security course held at the AMSAS (Akademi Maritim Sultan Ahmad Shah) Training Academy in Kuantan, brought together officer...
15 janvier 2015

La Nouvelle-Zélande demande la publication de notices mauves INTERPOL afin d’identifier des réseaux se livrant à la pêche illégale

LYON (France) – À la demande de la Nouvelle-Zélande, plusieurs notices mauves INTERPOL ont été publiées afin de recueillir des informations sur les individus et les réseaux assurant l’exploitation de trois bateaux utilisés à des fins de pêche illégale dans les mers australes.Les notices mauves, qui visent à solliciter ou à fournir des informations sur des...