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NEWS: New EU environmental crime directive is agreed; more efficient sanctions and enforcement for ‘fourth largest criminal activity’ in world

NEW DIRECTIVE: Negotiators from the European Parliament and Council of EU celebrate the agreement today (Thursday). European Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevicius (second right) said political agreement on a new Environmental Crime Directive would "lead to stronger protection of our environment, health and economy with more efficient sanctions and better enforcement."

By AML Intelligence Correspondent EU GOVERNMENTS and the European Parliament today agreed an update of EU environmental crimes and sanctions rules. The new rules provide an updated list of acts related to the environment that qualify as criminal offences at EU level and of the related sanctions, to ensure a more effective enforcement of EU…

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