22/02 – German police arrested two suspects and raided over 20 locations in Berlin during a massive operation that targeted members of a family-based organized crime group allegedly involved in arms and drug trafficking, financial crime, and other crimes.
23/02 – Indonesian authorities seized over 11,000 wild birds last month, mostly songbirds headed for the notorious bird markets on the island of Java.
23/02 – Paraguayan state agencies coordinate actions to address drug trafficking and illegal trade by improving container and general aviation controls.
24/02 – Authorities in Germany and Belgium seized 23 tonnes of cocaine in a record haul.
24/02 – Tensions erupted in Ecuador’s prisons between rival gangs, resulting in the deaths of at least 75 inmates.
25/02 – French Border Police, Romanian Police and Moldovan Police, supported by Europol and Eurojust, dismantled an organised crime group allegedly involved in migrant smuggling, human trafficking for labour exploitation, document fraud, social benefit fraud and money laundering.
26/02- OCCRP reports that billions of cigarettes are smuggled north through Mali every year on their way to the grey markets of the Sahel and Northern Africa.
26/02 – Judicial experts from Euro-Mediterranean countries (CrimEx) and Eurojust have started the design of new tools for the protection of personal data and cross-border electronic evidence gathering.
28/02 – The Spanish Policía Nacional dismantled a clandestine laboratory with the capacity to produce 600 kilograms of cocaine per month in Alicante.