Surge in counterfeit crime landscape

Pandemic caused surge in counterfeiting crime in the EU, EUIPO-EUROPOL report confirms

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Raids on clandestine cigarette factories in Europe are on the rise

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The hidden cost of illicit trade

The value of the illicit tobacco trade is estimated to be greater than that of the illicit trade in oil, wildlife, timber, the arts, cultural property, and blood diamonds combined.

Fighting illegal trade in the Dominican Republic

STOP: ILLEGAL talked with the Dominican Republic Customs’ Director, Enrique Ramírez Paniagua, to discuss the country’s main challenges around illegal trade.

Greek Coast Guard gets a boost to fight crime

Five specially designed high-speed boats are set to join the Greek Coast Guard fleet later this year, as part of PMI IMPACT.

In Focus- Illegal flows in the Balkans (continued)

STOP: ILLEGAL continues to explore illegal flows of goods in the Balkan region through an interview with Romulus Nicolae Ungureanu, the Director for Operations at the Southeast European Law Enforcement Center (SELEC).

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In Focus - Illegal flows in the Balkans

STOP: ILLEGAL explores the illicit flows in the Balkans with Ambassador Alessandro Minuto-Rizzo, President of NATO Defense College Foundation (NDCF).