IMMIGRATION FRAUD

05 Jul: 9 ARRESTED IN MOLDOVA AND FRANCE FOR €2 MILLION IMMIGRATION FRAUD

(Source: Europol)

In the early hours of 28 June, some hundred officers from the French National Gendarmerie (Gendarmerie Nationale) and the Moldovan Border Police (Poliția de Frontieră a Republicii Moldova) with the support of Europol swooped on the members of an organised crime group involved in large-scale financial fraud

Seven house searches were carried out in Paris, and 25 in Chișinău. A total of 9 individuals – 8 Moldovan nationals and one French national – were arrested for their involvement in this scheme which defraud the French authorities of over €2 million. The investigation uncovered the complex scheme set up by …