National Crime Agency and police have smashed thousands of criminal conspiracies after the infiltration of encrypted communication platform EncroChat in the UK's biggest ever law enforcement operation.

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Kingpin criminals at the heart of a landmark law enforcement breakthrough into encrypted communications are in fear of the National Crime Agency and police, according to their messages.

Operation Venetic: suspect charged overnight with drugs and firearm supply

A 24-year-old man who was arrested yesterday (2nd July) as part of an National Crime Agency led investigation under Operation Venetic has been charged.

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A man who tried to smuggle cocaine worth over £8 million into the UK in a van delivering toy bricks has pleaded guilty.