Premises in Germany, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Hungary searched in the framework of an EPPO investigation into cross-border VAT fraud

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Since this morning, premises in Germany, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Hungary have been searched in the framework of an EPPO investigation into cross-border VAT fraud estimated at more than EUR 14 million.

Marcus Paintinger – European Delegated Prosecutor (Munich Office): “Without the EPPO, setting up this operation would have taken months. Now it was a matter of weeks.”