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European Anti-Fraud Office

The European Anti-Fraud Office investigates fraud against the EU budget, corruption and serious misconduct within the European institutions, and develops anti-fraud policy. OLAF is part of the European Commission, but has operational independence.


News from this department


Fraud prevention

OLAF's mission is to detect, investigate and stop fraudulent use of EU funds.

Mission statement

Plans and reports

Commission work programme - overview of institution-wide deliverables for current year

Strategic plan - department strategy, objectives for 2020-2024

Management plan - department forecasted outputs, activities, resources for current year

Annual activity report - department achievements, resources used during previous year

Leadership and organisation

12 OCTOBER 2023
OLAF organisation chart


European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)

Report fraud

If you suspect fraud that affects the EU's public finances, you can report it to OLAF anonymously. Learn more about how it works.


Press Contacts


European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)
Phone number
+32 2 299 11 11 (Commission switchboard)
Postal address
European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), European Commission, Rue Joseph II 30/Josef II-straat 30, 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel, Belgium