1 April 2011
Today, 1 April, Commissioner Cecilia Malmström announces an award of 100 000 euro to the police officer who makes most progress in fighting eurocrimes, as defined in Article 83(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. These crimes are: terrorism, trafficking in human beings, sexual exploitation of women and children, illicit drug trafficking, illicit arms trafficking, money laundering, corruption, counterfeiting of means of payment, computer crime and organised crime.
Participants should fill in a form and send it in no later than 31 Dec 2011.
"I believe we have to be innovative and find new ways to fight crimes in Europe", says Cecilia Malmström. "I cannot think of a better way to spend the money."
The award winning police officer will also be invited to dinner by Commissioner Malmström.
"My homemade reindeer toasts are to die for", says the Commissioner.