Joint investigations

The Joint Investigations aim to tackle trans-border organized crime in SELEC region. They are conducted under the coordination of SELEC Operational Directorate, based on the proposals coming from the Member States’ Liaison Officers or Operational Partners’ representatives.

SELEC Operational Meetings are those meetings attended by law enforcement officers and prosecutors upon the request from at least two Member States, aiming to tackle criminal organizations or individuals acting in the field of trans-border crime. The objective of an Operational Meeting is to exchange additional intelligence, share their own analytical products and to plan future operational and judicial activities on the respective territories of the involved Member States.

Successful joint investigation on cultural heritage objects
Successful joint investigation on cultural heritage objects
   
May 16, 2024
As a result of the operational meetings supported by SELEC, as well as the exchanged information and the cooperation facilitated in the framework of SELEC, it was finalized joint investigation ...
Successful joint investigation regarding illegal tobacco production
Successful joint investigation regarding illegal tobacco production
   
December 18, 2023
Following the information exchange done through SELEC, recently was finalized joint investigation code-named BUCKET on illegal tobacco production, investigation conducted between the Bulgarian and Romanian law enforcement authorities. The tobacco was produced in ...
SELEC support for tackling migrants’ smuggling into Europe across Balkan route
SELEC support for tackling migrants’ smuggling into Europe across Balkan route
   
June 9, 2023
A recent joint investigation of German and Romanian law enforcement agencies, supported by SELEC and Europol, and facilitated by Eurojust at judicial level, with the contribution of authorities from Austria, ...
A large-scale drug trafficking network from South America to Europe dismantled
A large-scale drug trafficking network from South America to Europe dismantled
   
June 7, 2023
The law enforcement authorities of Hellenic Republic and Republic of North Macedonia successfully dismantled at the beginning of June 2023, with the support of SELEC and the Drug Enforcement Administration ...
<strong>Organized crime group dismantled by the Moldovan and Romanian law enforcement authorities</strong>
Organized crime group dismantled by the Moldovan and Romanian law enforcement authorities
   
March 10, 2023
On the 2nd of March 2023 was finalized joint investigation code-named FURY conducted between Moldovan and Romanian police authorities. The operation targeted an organized crime group that was involved in ...