Beware of scam using the name of Europol’s Executive Director

08 April 2021
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Press Release/News

We have been made aware of scams using the name of Europol’s Executive Director. Emails or messages on Social Media, written in different languages, use the name of Catherine de Bolle to make it sound serious and legitimate. 
Don’t be misled – this correspondence is fake. Europol’s Executive Director would never directly contact members of the public requesting an immediate action or threatening individuals with opening a criminal investigation.

Let us know

If you receive a suspicious email or correspondence using the name of Europol’s Executive Director, please let us know. Send us the details using this contact form, so that we can refer the matter to national authorities for further investigation.