Operation Butterfly

Romanian and French law enforcement authorities, supported by Europol's EC3, successfully dismantled a Romanian organised crime group involved in international payment card skimming and associated fraud.

Results: 11 suspects arrested and 26 premises searched. Illegal equipment seized and two factories producing skimming devices dismantled. 

Main figures

  • 11 suspects arrested
  • 26 premises searched


22 January 2014
22 January 2014