November 2017

15 November 2017

The ring was involved in the theft of at least 85 vehicles with which they could have earned more th

The Spanish Guardia Civil, supported by the Bulgarian Police, Portuguese Police and Europol, have dismantled an international crime group dedicated to vehicle theft and the illicit trafficking of the vehicles from Spain to Europe. The operation resulted in the arrest of 19 individuals and the investigation of five other suspects, who are accused of…

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13 November 2017

Operation Taurus – Greece and Europol dismantle an organized crime group

The Organized Crime Unit of the Hellenic Police, with the support of Europol, dismantled an organised criminal group engaged in migrant smuggling and document forgery. The organised crime group smuggled illegal migrants by air from Greece to the United Kingdom, using falsified documents. 20 persons have been arrested in Greece. The planning of the operation…

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10 November 2017

How gangs are targeting high-value cars in the West Midlands

Organised crime gangs stealing high-value cars to ship abroad or cut up for parts are becoming a "serious problem", a chief constable has said. The spike in offences, which has seen a rise in car-key burglaries and a spree of car-jackings in affluent areas, "has got to a level that's very intimidating", according to the top officer.

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8 November 2017

Spain: inspection of commercial vehicles

Guardia Civil Traffic Police in Murcia intercepted eleven professional drivers under the influence of drugs and two drivers under the influence of alcohol

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6 November 2017

Gardai recover huge amount of stolen power tools at Midlands checkpoint

Gardai have recovered a huge haul of stolen power tools while on patrol at 5am on Saturday morning, November 5. They stopped and searched a vehicle towing a trailer close to Mountmellick, Co. Laois

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