In light of recent high-profile scandals at several European banks, the European Council vowedon Tuesday to take further measures against money laundering and terrorist financing in an ongoing effort to crack down on financial fraud.
The Bulgarian President, Rumen Radev, vetoed anti-corruption legislation last week, shortly after the nation assumed the rotating presidency of the council of the European Union.
The Ministers of the European Union’s Environment Council unanimously approved the conclusionsof the EU Action Plan against wildlife trafficking and poaching, strengthening the fight against these activities within the EU and globally.
Police action with the support of Europol saw 16 arrested in Greece and three in the Czech Republic as part of an operation against crime groups that allegedly made and distributed fake documents to illegal migrants looking to enter the EU.
Hoping to reduce the number of illegal arms and explosives in private possession, Montenegrin police have launched an amnesty program for people to return or register illegal weapons.
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