Europol seized 5.789 kg of smuggled glass eels with an estimated value of €2.000 per kg, from October 2018 until April, the law enforcement agency said on 6 November.

Operation Lake, initiated by Europol, in cooperation with Eurojust, INTERPOL and the EU Wildlife/CITES Enforcement Group, was carried out under the umbrella of the EU Action Plan against wildlife trafficking.

154 suspected smugglers were arrested in 10 countries across Europe: Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary, France, Germany, Nort...


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