Navigation path

Login   |   Register

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR









The European Commission will adopt an EU-wide strategy to step up its fight against cigarette smuggling

On 6 June the European Commission will adopt an EU-wide strategy to step up its fight against cigarette smuggling. This criminal activity deprives Member States of over €10 billion revenue every year in terms of unpaid taxes and duties. While helping to fund criminal organisations, this problem damages not only national revenues but also threatens legitimate business and undermines health policy initiatives. Given that smuggling is an international problem with criminal networks operating across borders, a coordinated EU approach is the only effective way to tackle the problem.

 OLAF Seizure of fake packets of contraband cigarettes during an...
Ref: P-009275 /00-3
Date: 24/07/2002

 OLAF in action Illegal cigarettes hidden inside computers
Ref: P-018113 /00-11
Date: 22/10/2010

 OLAF in action Illegal cigarettes hidden inside doors
Ref: P-018113 /00-12
Date: 22/10/2010

 OLAF in action Illegal tobacco hidden in bags of charcoal
Ref: P-018113 /00-13
Date: 22/10/2010

 OLAF in action OLAF investigator and Belgian Customs inspector in a...
Ref: P-018113 /00-14
Date: 22/10/2010

 OLAF's Customs Operation at the border between Ukraine and Poland Cigarettes seized by Polish Customs
Ref: P-019907 /00-35
Date: 25/10/2011

 OLAF's Customs Operation at the border between Ukraine and Poland Cigarettes smuggled inside a car tank
Ref: P-019907 /00-36
Date: 25/10/2011

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities BULGARIA: Brand Name Piracy: 40,000 counterfeit luxury goods...
Ref: P-022128 /00-04
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities BULGARIA: Brand Name Piracy: 40,000 counterfeit luxury...
Ref: P-022128 /00-05
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities CZECH REPUBLIC: Illegal cigarettes hidden in a hotel bed
Ref: P-022128 /00-06
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities ITALY: 7 tonnes of cigarettes found hidden in a load of...
Ref: P-022128 /00-10
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities LITHUANIA: 2326 packets of Russian cigarettes (“West”)...
Ref: P-022128 /00-11
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities LITHUANIA: 6200 packets of illegally carried cigarettes,...
Ref: P-022128 /00-12
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities LITHUANIA: Smuggled cigarettes hidden in the dashboard of...
Ref: P-022128 /00-13
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities LITHUANIA: Illegally carried cigarettes, found hidden in a...
Ref: P-022128 /00-14
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities LITHUANIA: Smuggled cigarettes hidden in the bumper of the...
Ref: P-022128 /00-15
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities LITHUANIA: Smuggled cigarettes packed in plastic bags...
Ref: P-022128 /00-16
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities LITHUANIA: During the check of a locomotive which had...
Ref: P-022128 /00-17
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities SLOVENIA: Smuggled cigarettes hidden in fire extinguishers,...
Ref: P-022128 /00-18
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities SLOVENIA: Smuggled cigarettes hidden in a motor, 2012
Ref: P-022128 /00-19
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities SLOVENIA: Smuggled cigarettes hidden in tyres, 2012
Ref: P-022128 /00-20
Date: 15/11/2012

 Anti-Fraud actions led by OLAF partners: Pictures taken by National Authorities SLOVENIA: Smuggled cigarettes hidden under apples, 2009
Ref: P-022128 /00-21
Date: 15/11/2012




You don't find what you are looking for? Ask us!


Fri 22/09
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday, 4 October 2017, the European Commission has scheduled toadopt its monthly infringements package. These decisions seek to enforce EU law across Europe so that citizens and businesses can benefit fully from the internal market.
Mon 11/09
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The European Union will host the fourth edition of Our Ocean conference in Malta, 5 - 6 October 2017. Our Ocean conference aims to inspire joint solutions and ambitious commitments in managing seas and oceans – which cover 75% of our planet.
Mon 18/09
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: As part of the process started with the publication of the Reflection Paper on the Future of EU finances, the Commission is organising on 25 September 2017 a conference on the challenges ahead of the European Union budget and the ways to address...
Mon 25/09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 September 2017 The European Commission has entered into further discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at EU level on how to modernise the rules on employment contracts, in order to make these contracts fairer and more predictable for all types of workers.
Mon 25/09
European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 25 September 2017 The European Commission has entered into further discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at EU level on how to modernise the rules on employment contracts, in order to make these contracts fairer and more predictable for all types of workers.
Mon 25/09
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 25 / 09 / 2017 Brussels, 25 September 2017 Commission welcomes Council decision to close Excessive Deficit Procedure for Greece The Commission welcomes the Council decision to close the Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP) for Greece adopted at today's meeting of the General Affairs...
Mon 25/09
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 25 September 2017 Ladies and gentlemen, First of all, a word of thanks to the Estonian Presidency and to Matti Maasikas, and to the whole team in the Embassy, and to all the Ministers doing a tremendous job – in particular...
Fri 22/09
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 22 September 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 25 septembre 2017 General Affairs Council (GAC), in Brussels President Jean-Claude Juncker receives the members of the European Affairs Committee of the Dutch Senate.
Fri 22/09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 September 2017 The European Union will organise a second Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region in spring 2018. This was announced yesterday by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini during a high-level event on the Syria crisis, hosted by the EU in the...
Fri 22/09
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 September 2017 EU - US Agreement on insurance and reinsurance 1. THE AGREEMENT Why is the EU signing this Agreement? The Agreement will principally benefit EU reinsurers active in the USA by progressively removing collateral requirements.

Go to useful links page Useful links


Go to rss page Go to EU Tube page Go to twitter page Go to facebook page Go to contact page