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News article5 February 2013European Anti-Fraud Office1 min read

European Commission strengthens the protection of the euro by means of criminal law



On 5 February, the European Commission proposed  to crack down on criminals who counterfeit euro notes and coins. Criminal law measures proposed include strengthening cross-border investigations and introducing minimum penalties, including imprisonment, for the most serious counterfeiting offences.
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Publication date
5 February 2013
European Anti-Fraud Office