The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) is currently holding a three-day training event in Brussels for Ukraine’s anti-fraud and anti-corruption authorities.
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De Belgische douane heeft in Zeebrugge een container met bijna 11 miljoen (10.830.000) Chinese sigaretten onderschept, goed voor 5,2 miljoen euro aan Belgische accijnzen, btw en invoerrechten.
Hundreds of thousands of illicit tablets and vials were seized by customs authorities under a targeted action led by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).
Investigators from the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) tracked down 20,000 e-bikes from China that had been imported into the EU in evasion of at least 8 million euro of anti-dumping duties and 4 million euro of VAT.
Joint Customs Operation Bellerophon uncovered more than 18 million euro of VAT fraud involving goods imported into the EU. The Operation was led by the Italian Customs (ADM) with the support of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the participation of eight more Member States.
Romania has a new national anti-fraud strategy for the protection of the financial interests of the EU in Romania, focused on prevention
The national anti-fraud strategy for the protection of the financial interests of the European Union in Romania, 2023—2027 (SNLAF) was approved on Tuesday, December 19, 2023.
The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) contributed to an action targeting pharmaceutical crime carried out by the Central Bureau of Investigation in Poland.
Together with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Spanish Tax Agency, OLAF has just brought together in Alicante, Spain the actors of the fight against counterfeit toys.
A major customs operation has uncovered illicit movements of €18 million of cash potentially linked to money laundering, transnational criminal activities and terrorism financing. Operation BELENOS, led by the French Customs authorities, was carried out in 25 EU Member States.
Romania: The Fight Against Fraud Department obtained the Quality Management System certification in the field of "Ensuring the protection of the EU`S financial interests"
On 18 October 2023, the Fight Against Fraud Department – DLAF (AFCOS Romania) obtained the Quality Management System certification.
The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) have been looking into suspected fraud worth 15 million euro in Romania. 38 house searches were carried out this week following OLAF’s and the EPPO’s investigations.
The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) organised the 10th meeting of the national Anti-Fraud Coordination Services (AFCOS) from all EU Member States on 18-19 October 2023 in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Operation NOXIA: Over 1221 tonnes of illicit waste, 27 469 litres and 5 tonnes of illicit pesticides as well as over 67 million cigarettes and 10 tonnes of tobacco have been seized as a result of the OLAF-led ASEM Joint Customs Operation.
The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) together with the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia organised the 26th annual Task Group Cigarettes Conference in Ljubljana on 10 and 11 October 2023.
Customs and police authorities in Europe have seized over 6.5 million litres of illicit alcoholic beverages, wine and beer in a targeted action led by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). OLAF’s targeted action was part of Europol-Interpol operation OPSON XII.
The Debrecen District Public Prosecution Office has submitted an indictment against two representatives of foundations that misused EU and national funds.
The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) organised a two-day seminar for Anti-Fraud Coordination Services (AFCOS) of the EU candidate countries and potential candidates.
From 7th to 11th of August AFCOS Latvia hosted colleagues from Economic Security Bureau of Ukraine to share experience on protection of EU financial interests and measures to combat fraud.
Investigations carried out by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) have pointed to possible irregularities in the implementation of a railway infrastructure project in Bulgaria.