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Operation DIABOLO II

Operation DIABOLO II

Operation Diabolo II

Operation DIABOLO II, an international joint customs operation of the 27 EU Member States and 13 Asian countries, with the participation of Interpol and Europol, was organised in September 2009 by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) on behalf of the ASEM (Asia Europe).

Counterfeit cigarettes and other counterfeit products originating from various ports in Asia were the target of the 2nd edition of the maritime operation codenamed DIABOLO.


The results of DIABOLO II will be released on 27-29 January 2010 in Tokyo (Japan). During the ASEM debriefing meeting held on these dates, the results of the operation will be analysed by the customs authorities of the 27 Member States of the EU and the 13 Asian countries that took part in the operation.

For more information about DIABOLO I , please see our webpage on the 1st edition of international joint customs operation, which took place in February 2007.

Programme of the ASEM debriefing meeting

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