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Smuggling network connected to four deaths at sea dismantled in Spain On 29 March 2021 Europol supported the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) in dismantling an organised crime group involved in migrant smuggling from Morocco to Spain through the Straight of Gibraltar. More than 150 police officers were deployed in Spain ...
Serious and Organised Crime in the EU: A corrupting influence Today, Europol publishes the European Union (EU) Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment, the EU SOCTA 2021. The SOCTA, published by Europol every four years, presents a detailed analysis of the threat of serious and organised crime facing the EU. ...
Dark web hitman identified through crypto-analysis Europol supported the Italian Postal and Communication Police (Polizia Postale e delle Comunicazioni) in arresting an Italian national suspected of hiring a hitman on the dark web. The hitman, hired through an internet assassination website hosted on the TOR network, ...
Hungarian authorities break up €8 million VAT fraud scheme The Hungarian National Tax and Customs Administration (NTCA) has dismantled an organised criminal group (OCG) suspected of facilitating VAT fraud and money laundering. The criminal activities caused more than €8.2 million in tax loss to the Hungarian state budget.
Follow the money: members of drug trafficking network arrested for money laundering in Germany and... At the request of France, authorities in Germany and Luxembourg carried out a coordinated blow on the network which was set up to launder proceeds from drug trafficking
News story: Hugh Clay: 60 years of science In an incredible career spanning 6 decades Hugh has tested weapons in the Arctic Circle, worked on a nuclear submarine and was a pioneer of the electronics revolution.
Press release: AI and data science expansion for Dstl in the north The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is creating a new unit based at the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) in Newcastle.
Guidance: Millpool firing times Warning notice of firing at Bodmin Training Area and Millpool Range.
Notice: Competition: Uncrewed Underwater Vehicle Testbed DASA has launched phase 1 of Uncrewed Underwater Vehicle Testbed – Opportunity to Integrate;

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