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Thursday, 27 June, 2002, 11:24 GMT 12:24 UK
Crimes covered by Euro warrant
The European Arrest Warrant means suspects for the following crimes can be extradited from the UK even if they are not an offence under British law.


  • Involvement in a criminal organisation
  • Terrorism
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Sexual exploitation of children and child pornography
  • Illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
  • Illicit trafficking in weapons, munitions and explosives
  • Corruption
  • Fraud
  • Laundering crime money
  • Counterfeiting of currencies including the euro
  • Computer-related crime
  • Environmental crime, including smuggling endangered animals and plants
  • Helping unauthorised entry and residence
  • Murder, grievous bodily injury
  • Illicit trade in human organs and tissue
  • Kidnapping, illegal restraint and hostage-taking
  • Racism and xenophobia,
  • Organised or armed robbery
  • Smuggling antiques and works of art
  • Swindling
  • Racketeering and extortion
  • Counterfeiting and product piracy
  • Forgery of administrative documents and trafficking of them
  • Forgery of means of payment
  • Illicit trafficking in hormonal substances and other growth promoters
  • Illicit trafficking in nuclear or radioactive materials
  • Trafficking in stolen vehicles
  • Rape
  • Arson
  • Crimes within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Tribunal
  • Unlawful seizure of aircraft/ships
  • Sabotage
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