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OLAF, Spanish customs and police intercepted 200,000 bottles/mo counterfeit shampoo criminal network in Spain

With the support of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), Spanish customs and police intercepted in October a counterfeit shampoo criminal network in Spain. With a production capacity of 200,000 bottles per month, this is the second clandestine factory to be … Read the full press release

OLAF, 52 European anti-corruption and police oversight bodies adopted the Paris Declaration

PARIS, 24-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On 20 November, OLAF together with 52 other European anti-corruption and police oversight bodies adopted the Paris Declaration. The Declaration calls on European decision-makers to strengthen the fight against corruption. It was adopted by the … Read the full press release

125 million cigarettes seized with OLAF’s help throughout Europe over the past weeks

BRUSSELS, 1-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — It has been a hot summer in the fight against cigarette smuggling: customs administrations in several EU Member States have seized 125 million cigarettes with the support of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) over the … Read the full press release

European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) helped Polish customs seize 21 tonnes of counterfeit and illicit pesticides

Brussels, 31-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Polish customs have seized 21 tonnes of counterfeit and illicit pesticides, following key information provided by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). According to the analysis carried out by the Polish State Plant Health and Seeds Inspection Service, … Read the full press release

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) provided support and key information for major seizure of contraband cigarettes smuggled into Spain by sea

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) participated in a major cigarette seizure in the Mediterranean Sea last week. Operation “Eagle Hunt”, where OLAF provided operational support and key information to the Spanish Customs Administration, led to the successful seizure of some … Read the full press release

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) hosts seminar on “How to Prevent and fight Rural Development Fraud” on 14-15 October in Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb, Croatia, 15-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) is organising a seminar on “How to Prevent and fight Rural Development Fraud” on 14-15 October, in Zagreb. The event brings together experts from all EU Member States, as well as … Read the full press release

Italian authorities, European Anti-Fraud Office uncover major EU funds fraud in Sicily, €28M seized, 17 in custody

26-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today (21 June 2013), the Director-General of OLAF, Mr Giovanni Kessler, welcomed the judicial and financial recovery steps taken by the Italian authorities pursuant to Operations “Mala gestio” and “Sicilia grandi eventi”. Mr Kessler stated that “this … Read the full press release

OLAF Statement following press reports of Court proceedings in Malta

19-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Throughout the investigation, all interviews were carried out in full accordance with OLAF procedures and legal requirements, in the presence of two or more investigators. In accordance with these procedures, all persons interviewed were given the … Read the full press release