Anti-Financial Crime & Financial Crime Compliance
Regulatory Intelligence Leadership | Insight | Network

AML, EU/Europe, Financial Crime

New EU-wide operation to target fraud against COVID-19 recovery funds launched – Europol Chief says preventing cross-border crime is ‘at the heart of Europol’s mandate’

Europol Executive Director - Catherine de Bolle

By Elizabeth Hearst for AMLi

A new EU-wide operation to tackle fraud of COVID-19 EU recovery funds to combat the “direct threat” posed to the “financial well-being” of the bloc, has been launched. 

Operation Sentinel, launched on Friday, involves collaboration between Europol, the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), Eurojust, the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and 19 EU Member States. 

AML Intelligence
Subscribe now to have unlimited access

With our subscription, you will have unlimited access to the AML Intelligence site, updated daily with the latest analysis, opinion, and breaking news across the sector, newsletter delivered twice per week, access to our Global Bank Fines & Penalties database, free access to Boardroom Series and more!