French authorities have seized a report quantity of legal property, with greater than €771 million recovered in 2022 — a rise of 6.3% on the yr earlier than.
Among the many objects taken by the Ministry of Justice have been luxurious villas, vehicles, money and crypto-assets.
The particular unit arrange contained in the ministry to confiscate legal property has elevated the quantity it has seized yearly since being established in 2011.
Officers attribute the newest success to the creation of 4 regional branches in Marseille, Lyon, Rennes and Lille, which have virtually doubled the company’s workforce.
Three new branches are set to “open within the spring of 2023” in Bordeaux, Nancy, and Fort-de-France, stated France’s Minister of Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti confirmed this week.