The Netherlands: new EU-Member State of the Public Prosecutor’s Office

August 1, 2018

Hat: The Netherlands: new EU-Member State of the Public Prosecutor's Office

Funding Scheme: 2018-08-01

Pgm2014 2020: Yes

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By joining the Public Prosecutor’s Office, the Netherlands becomes the 21st country to join common efforts to protect EU budget against fraud. 

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Today, the European Commission confirmed the Netherlands as the 21st EU-Member State to join the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) which will play a key role in fighting crimes against the EU budget such as fraud, corruption, money laundering or serious cross-border VAT fraud above €10 million; which are the same ambitions as those of the Hercule III program. It will be operational by the end of 2020 in all participating Member States.

Url description: Press room - European Commission

Url: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4770_en.htm