EU and Law Enforcement Dismantle Encrypted Network of Transnational Organized Crime

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Thursday, July 9, 2020
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
36
Issue: 
7
Abstract: 

On July 2, 2020, Europol and Eurojust, together with French and Dutch law enforcement and judicial authorities, announced the results of a joint investigation, dismantling EncroChat, an encrypted phone network employed by criminal networks, and arresting thousands of individuals and seizing the instrumentalities and proceeds of crime.[1]



[1]    Europol/Eurojust, Dismantling of an Encrypted Network Sends Shockwaves Through Organized Crime Groups Across Europe, Press Release, July 2, 2020.