|A selection of coins seized in Operation Pandora. Source: Europol.|
Some of the selling of material has taken place online.
Europol has issued a press release ("3561 artefacts seized in Operation Pandora", 23 January 2017). The main activity took place in November 2016.
- EU-countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain and the United Kingdom.
- Non-EU countries involved: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Switzerland
What activity took place in the UK?
See also the report from the BBC ("'Operation Pandora' recovers thousands of artefacts", 23 January 2017).