Reports to the EFCTC Action Line of illegal HFC trade lead to criminal investigations

Reports to the EFCTC Action Line of illegal HFC trade lead to criminal investigations

22 March 2021

Illegal trade in hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) is threatening legitimate small businesses, financing organised crime, and ultimately the climate. The European FluoroCarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC) Action Line in 2020 received 111 anonymous reports of suspicious behaviour, leading directly to criminal investigations.