People smuggling gangs are increasingly using social media platforms such as Facebook and Telegram to advertise their services, according to a new report. Published to mark the one-year anniversary of... read more →
Police in Slovakia and the UK have broken up a criminal network involved in trafficking Slovak victims to Scotland for the purposes of sexual exploitation and sham marriages. Supported by... read more →
The EU’s task force in the Mediterranean is failing to fulfil its primary role of tackling people smugglers, French MPs have warned. A French parliamentary report says that while Operation... read more →
Holdalls containing cocaine with an estimated street value of €58.67 million have washed up on beaches in the British county of Norfolk, police have said. Officers from the National Crime... read more →
Five hotel workers from northern France have been arrested on suspicion of helping an Albanian people smuggling gang traffic migrants into the UK. The hotel managers are accused of allowing... read more →
Law enforcement agencies in 19 countries have carried out a three-day crackdown on arms trafficking. Conducted with support from Europol and EU border control agency Frontex, police forces involved in... read more →
The Italian and Libyan governments have signed an agreement designed to stop migrant boats setting off from the North African country’s shoreline. As part of the deal, Italy will provide... read more →
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