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EU, Sanctions

EU bodies launch Operation Oscar to freeze assets of sanctioned indivduals and entities linked to Russia

By Alisha Houlihan for AMLi

Europol, Eurojust, and Frontex have launched Operation Oscar as part of the joint investigation by the EU Member States, targeting criminal assets owned by those sanctioned for the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

A major goal of Operation Oscar is to assist member states with criminal investigations relating to the circumvention of EU trade and economic sanctions.

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