Agencies of the European Union

Europol Busts Crime Network Involved in Investment Fraud Run from Bulgaria and North Macedonia

Arrests have been made in Bulgaria, Israel and Spain in a cross-border bust of a large criminal network involved in investment fraud and money laundering, European police agency Europol said on May 12.

The fraud scheme, organised mainly by Israeli nationals, included call centres, was run from Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia.

Minister says she’s done everything to appoint EU delegated prosecutors

Brussels – Following several calls to speed up appointment of Slovenia’s two delegated European prosecutors, Justice Minister Lilijana Kozlovič says she has done all in her power, while it is now on the government as a whole to act. The minister is in Brussels as part of Slovenia’s preparations for EU presidency.

OLAF raided EU border chief's office over migrant pushback claims

The EU's anti-fraud watchdog, OLAF, raided the offices of Frontex Executive Director Fabrice Leggeri, as well as his head of Cabinet Thibauld de La Haye Jousselin, on December 7, 2020, as part of an investigation into allegations of migrant pushbacks, according on a document obtained by Kathimerini.

IntMin of EU member states exchange information on borders situation in context of COVID-19 pandemic

The European Union Border and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX) is currently working on guidelines to uniformly implement the recommendations of the European Commission regarding the temporarily restriction of non-essential trips to the European Union of the third-country's citizens, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed.

EU drugs regulator say no shortages yet, steering group to monitor

The European Union's healthcare regulator said that no drug shortages or supply disruptions have been reported in the region but that an EU steering group had convened to prevent supply bottlenecks due to the coronavirus outbreak.

"As the public health emergency develops, shortages or disruptions cannot be excluded," the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said in a statement on Tuesday.

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