Last week, during a day of simultaneous and coordinated actions in nine EU countries, judicial and police authorities dealt a blow to a criminal organisation involved in large-scale VAT fraud with the sale of luxury cars. During the action day, coordinated and led by the French and Romanian desks at Eurojust, 26 persons were interviewed and 33 premises searched in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Spain, Latvia, Lithuania and Romania. In addition, over EUR 100 000, as well as luxury cars and products, were seized.
However, the person concerned must be duly informed of the decision imposing the fine and be allowed sufficient time to bring an appeal and prepare a defence.
The EU transport ministers will meet in Brussels on 2 December and the telecommunications ministers on 3 December. The meeting agendas include digital transport services, legislative proposals related to transport, 5G and the data economy.