In its role of coordinating the fight against fraud at EU level, OLAF cooperates closely with its counterparts, including police, customs and judicial bodies, both within the EU and beyond its borders. The aim being to ensure a rapid exchange of information and swift follow-up actions.
Anti-fraud coordination service (AFCOS)
What is an AFCOS?
An AFCOS (anti-fraud coordination service) is an operationally independent national authority responsible for protecting the EU's financial interests from fraud. It coordinates the sharing of information between the national fraud-prevention authorities and OLAF.