A 52 year old man from Hertfordshire was arrested this morning in connection with potential offences against the Bounce Back Loan scheme and other frauds.
A woman who has been ordered to hand over more than £80,000 in a National Crime Agency investigation claimed £25,000 of it was found under her grandmother’s bed.
Update: two men have now been charged as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into drug smuggling.
A 57-year-old man has been jailed for a conspiracy to smuggle cocaine worth nearly £3 million concealed in customised exhaust pipes which the NCA believe was destined for Northern Ireland.
Three men have been charged and a UK national arrested in Spain on a European Arrest Warrant as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the large scale supply and possession of firearms.
A career drugs trafficker once jailed over a plot to import more than 100kg of heroin to the UK has vanished after being arrested for new allegations.
An Iranian national who ran a financial services company designed to circumvent financial sanctions on Iran, has been sentenced in the US after being arrested and extradited from the UK.
National Crime Agency officers have discovered a massive three-floor cannabis farm in a former nightclub in Coventry.
Four men have now been charged as part of a National Crime Agency investigation targeting people smugglers.
National Crime Agency officers investigating allegations of child abuse in Rotherham have made another series of arrests.
A drugs trafficker has admitted posting dozens of packages of Class A drugs around the world, after a National Crime Agency investigation.
Six men have been arrested by the NCA as part of an international investigation into the so-called QQAAZZ group, a money laundering network which laundered millions on behalf of the world’s most prolific cyber criminals.
Four men have been arrested and three firearms seized as part of an NCA investigation into an organised crime group involved a range of illegal activity.
A man has been charged with drugs, firearms and money laundering offences after the seizure of cocaine worth £1.2 million, a firearm and £23,000 in cash.
A man from County Antrim has been charged with attempting to import a gun and ammunition in the post from the United States.
Cocaine worth around £6 million at street level has been seized at the Port of Holyhead, as part of an investigation involving the National Crime Agency, the Police Service of Northern Ireland and Border Force.
A man has been jailed for over nine years after a sawn-off shotgun and cash was recovered as part of an operation by the joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service Organised Crime Partnership.
NCA officers, current and retired, have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for outstanding work in their respective fields and showing exceptional dedication during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Two suspected members of a criminal network involved in the smuggling of Vietnamese migrants into the UK have been arrested.
A drugs mule who swallowed 99 packages of cocaine weighing more than one kilogram before he flew into the UK has been jailed for four years.
A Leeds businessman with links to serious criminals has lost his vast property empire worth nearly £10m after a National Crime Agency investigation.
A man who was driving a lorry load of beer into the UK has been jailed for six years and nine months after he tried to smuggle Class A drugs worth more than a million pounds into the country.
A new joint unit of UK and French law enforcement officers working together to tackle organised immigration crime has been involved in the arrest of almost 100 suspected people smugglers in France since it started work two months ago.
Nearly 300 fugitives have been arrested in the UK during lockdown including an alleged child sex abuser, a rapist and a modern slavery and human trafficking (MSHT) money-man.
The suspected ringleader of a drug dealing operation and three others have been arrested in West London as part of an investigation linked to Operation Venetic.
A seventh suspected member of an organised crime group in Merseyside has been arrested as part of an investigation into drug trafficking and money laundering.
A haulage firm owner who used the encrypted messaging platform EncroChat to lead a criminal network which moved drugs and dirty cash across Europe has been convicted.
County Lines drug networks have been targeted in a week of law enforcement activity across the UK.
Around a tonne of cocaine, concealed within a load of fruit, has been seized at Dover, as part of a joint National Crime Agency and Police Scotland Organised Crime Partnership investigation.
Officers have made two more arrests as part of an investigation into the abuse of nine girls in Rotherham, alleged to have taken place around 17 to 20 years ago.
A massive haul of potentially deadly Class A drugs has been stopped from hitting UK streets after an international operation led by the National Crime Agency.
Thirteen people, including two British nationals, have been convicted in Portugal, after the National Crime Agency and Portuguese Judicial Police uncovered a plot to smuggle cocaine from the Caribbean to the UK on a cruise ship.
More than £300,000 in cash suspected of being the proceeds of crime has been recovered following an investigation by the joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).
The deputy head teacher of a primary school has admitted online child sexual offences after a National Crime Agency investigation.
Five people have been arrested by the National Crime Agency as part of an investigation, supported by the Police Service of Northern Ireland, into a crime group suspected of attempting to import cocaine worth £1 million.
Two men have been arrested in connection with the seizure of cocaine worth around £11 million in Dover.
Update: Kevin Sheppard was sentenced today at Northampton Crown Court to 16 months imprisonment.
A Polish truck driver has been jailed for twelve-and-a-half years following an investigation by the National Crime Agency into an attempt to smuggle almost £2 million worth of cocaine into the UK.
Two Turkish nationals charged with money laundering
A Polish lorry driver has been jailed for 12 years after National Crime Agency officers used intelligence from the infiltration of an encrypted comms platform to catch him.
A barber who returned to the UK from Brazil with £300,000 worth of cocaine hidden in suitcases has been jailed.
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of laundering money for a man who ran a network of over 400 properties used by organised crime groups involved in prostitution, cannabis cultivation and illegal immigration.
Two men have been jailed for over 14 years after being caught in a gun handover as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.
Fifty nine properties worth an estimated £17 million have been recovered following National Crime Agency investigations into a prolific organised crime group carried out over almost a decade.
National Crime Agency officers have begun investigations after three separate seizures of cocaine were made in freight at Gatwick Airport.
A man has been remanded to custody after appearing in court charged in a National Crime Agency investigation.
NCA officers have made more arrests as part of an investigation into the abuse of four girls in Rotherham, alleged to have taken place around 20 years ago.
Four Manchester men involved in an £800,000 cannabis trafficking operation have been sentenced to a combined 13 years and nine months in prison following a National Crime Agency investigation.
A convicted Bradford drug dealer has been ordered to hand over almost £137,000 of illicit profits following a National Crime Agency investigation.