Direction Nationale du Renseignement et des Enquêtes Douanières

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Directorate-General of Customs and Indirect Taxes
Direction Générale des Douanes et Droits Indirects
Agency overview
Formed 1991
Jurisdiction Government of France
Headquarters 11, Rue des Deux-Communes, Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis, France
Ministers responsible
  • Michel Sapin, Minister of Finances and Public Accounts
  • Fleur Pellerin, Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad
Website www.douane.gouv.fr

The Direction Nationale du Renseignement et des Enquêtes Douanières (DNRED) (English:National Directorate of the Intelligence and Customs Investigations) is a French intelligence agency that has the task to carry out investigations on smuggling, counterfeit money, and any customs fraud, for the Direction Générale des Douanes et Droits Indirects.[1] In 2009, the DNRED created a new unit, called "Cyberdouane", which role is to fight against cyber trafficking, such as illegal online gambling, money-laundering with online Casinos, the sale of illegal products online (drugs, counterfeit products, weapons,...).[2]

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