• 19-JUN-2012

EU and Europol call to crack down on organised crime with closer coordination

A European Parliament special committee charged with proposing new measures to fight organised crime heard a call by Europol's chief Rob Wainwright to improve the exchange of crime-fighting information between national and European agencies. MEP Salvatore Iacolino of the EPP Group, rapporteur for the panel, says there should also be tougher powers to confiscate and sequester.