Over 1,000 Arrested In Europe Crackdown On Organized Crime – Europol – 24 September 2014

 Exterior of the Europol headquarters (AFP Photo)

Exterior of the Europol headquarters (AFP Photo)

European police have arrested more than 1,000 suspects in an unprecedented nine-day swoop on organized crime. At least 30 Romanian children have been saved from child traffickers and over 2,000kg of drugs have been seized.

Operation Archimedes, lasting from September15 to 23, “was the single largest coordinated assault an organized crime in Europe,” the chief of the European police organization, Rob Wainwright, told reporters on Wednesday.

Organized crime groups and their infrastructures was the target of the operation that involved Eurojust, Frontex and Interpol.

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