Eurojust helps solve railway ticket fraud

EPA/LAURENT DUBRULE

An empty platform of Belgian railway SNCB at Brussels' south train station on the second day of a 48-hour rail strike in Belgium, 07 January 2016. Trade unions are protesting against government structural reforms of the public railway that could cost some 6,000 jobs in the future. The strike is also expected to affect international rail services to and from Belgium operating on the Thalys network between Paris and the German city of Cologne, as well as Eurostar railway connections to France and Britain.

Eurojust helps solve railway ticket fraud


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An organized crime group involved in railway card fraud was taken down on 06 June through a joint action by the British and Romanian authorities, coordinated by Eurojust.
18 suspects were arrested and number of items were seized in the simultaneous raids in London and Romanian city Bacau. Europol assisted the operation by deploying a mobile officer to Romania during the action day.
The organized crime group members dealing with counterfeit travel cards are suspected of conspiracy to commit fraud, participation in a criminal organisation and cyber crime.

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