The German Head of Customs visits Europol

07 October 2016
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Today, Rob Wainwright, Director of Europol, welcomed Mr Uwe Schröder, Director General of the German Customs Central Authority, to Europol’s headquarters in The Hague. Mr Schröder was briefed on Europol’s activities, in particular, the areas of money laundering and asset seizure, and on the role of the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3). During his visit, Mr Schröder also met with the members of the German liaison bureau at Europol.

Europol believes that maintaining a constant cooperation with Customs is of paramount importance for the organisation’s strategy for it provides indispensable insight into all goods-related crime areas.