iPROCEEDS  – Cooperation on Cybercrime under the Instrument of Pre-accession (IPA) – is a Joint project of the European Union (IPA II Multi-country action programme 2014) and the Council of Europe.

Participating countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Turkey and Kosovo*


To strengthen the capacity of authorities in the IPA region to search, seize and confiscate cybercrime proceeds and prevent money laundering on the Internet.

Indicators include:

  • Extent of financial investigations and prosecutions related to cybercrime and proceeds from online crime
  • Level of compliance with international standards on cybercrime, money laundering and the search, seizure and confiscation of proceeds from crime (Council of Europe Conventions ETS 185 and 198).


*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSC 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.

Activities Activities

Turkey: International Workshop on Cybercrime

10 - 13 December 2018 Kizilcahaman, Turkey

The 5th International Workshop on Cybercrime was organised by the Cybercrime Department of the Turkish National Police in Kizilcahaman, Ankara, from 10 to 13 December 2018. In his opening speech, the General Director of Security, Celal Uzunkaya, highlighted the measures taken by Turkey to counter...

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iPROCEEDS: Workshop on online financial fraud and credit card fraud

3 December 2018 SKOPJE, "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

Cybercrime of today is driven mostly by financial gain and thus rapid detection and action on illegal money flows on the Internet often a necessity to identify and minimize damages from the criminal activity. Most cybercrime reported and investigated by criminal justice authorities is related to...

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iPROCEEDS: New cybercrime indicators for financial sector

3 DECEMBER 2018 SKOPJE, "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

The Internet-based offences generate proceeds of crime and often the Internet is the place where the laundering process begins. Currently there is general agreement that generating proceeds is now the primary purpose of cybercrime. The new developments of the payment systems offer opportunities...

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