The measures are part of the internationally coordinated fight against this "partly subtle, partly open group of organized crime". "Our security authorities have already ensured that the pressure on organized crime in Germany is higher than ever before," the Interior Minister continued.
This is reflected in the high number of investigations. It's about permanently breaking up criminal structures and consistently depriving them of criminal income. Faeser thanked all the authorities involved, especially the Italian partners, "for their trusting and cooperative partnership".
The raid targeted more than a hundred suspected 'Ndrangheta members. A total of around 150 objects were searched in eight European countries. There were 13 arrests in Belgium and more than 30 arrest warrants were executed in Germany. German, Belgian and Italian authorities were involved in "Operation Eureka" in close cooperation with the European authorities Eurojust and Europol.