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.

Who we are

The National Crime Agency leads the UK’s fight to cut serious and organised crime, protecting the public by targeting and pursuing those criminals who pose the greatest risk to the UK. 

How we work

NCA officers work at the forefront of law enforcement, building the best possible intelligence picture of serious and organised crime threats, relentlessly pursuing the most serious and dangerous offenders and developing and delivering specialist capabilities on behalf of law enforcement and other partners.

Latest News

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Two men are to be prosecuted over alleged fraud offences as part of the NCA investigation into the sale of the National Asset Management Agency’s Northern Ireland property loan book.


A man who tried to smuggle cocaine worth almost a million pounds into the UK has been jailed for six years and nine months.

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Three men have been charged in the UK and Netherlands following the seizure of over 50 kilos of class A drugs in a joint operation involving the National Crime Agency and Dutch law enforcement.