A Serbian lorry driver has been jailed for nine years after attempting to smuggle 40 kilos of cocaine into the UK hidden amongst a load of bottle tops and paper rolls.
National Crime Agency investigators have charged a van driver from Birmingham with attempting to import a huge haul of class A drugs, following a seizure at Dover.
Two taxi drivers suspected of working with a Vietnamese organised crime gang involved in people smuggling have been arrested by the National Crime Agency.
A bio-medical scientist from Sheffield has been jailed for three years for attempting to sexually abuse children online by engaging them in explicit conversations.
Two brothers have been sentenced to a total of 43 years in prison for smuggling illegal firearms into the UK.
Five suspects have been arrested in early morning raids in an operation linked to the recovery of 2.3 tonnes of cocaine worth £190m.
Six men have been charged as part of a major National Crime Agency investigation into an organised criminal network alleged to have smuggled hundreds of Iraqi-Kurdish migrants into the UK.
Dame Lynne Owens has announced her intention to retire from her position as Director General of the National Crime Agency, after 32 years of service to law enforcement.
A man with suspected links to East Belfast Ulster Volunteer Force has been ordered to hand over £60,000 proceeds of crime, following an investigation by National Crime Agency officers working as part of the Paramilitary Crime Task Force.
Eight men arrested by the National Crime Agency in Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside last Thursday in connection with an organised crime group dealing Class A and B drugs have been charged.
A lorry driver has been jailed for 14 and a half years after trying to smuggle 50kg of cocaine worth £4m by hiding it in his bed.
A man arrested by the National Crime Agency in Birmingham yesterday in connection with a major people smuggling investigation has been charged.
More than two tonnes of cocaine worth around £160m has been seized and six men arrested in a dramatic operation at sea.
A graphic designer has been jailed for more than five years for terrorising six women in an online abuse campaign.
Durham-based property developer Ronald Morton has agreed to hand over assets worth £850,000 to settle a civil recovery and tax claim brought by the NCA which was based on his alleged involvement in drug trafficking, money laundering and tax evasion.
A drug smuggler who used coconuts to hide almost 140 kilos of herbal cannabis sent from Ghana has been jailed.
Two men who were jailed for manufacturing and supplying counterfeit identity documents have been ordered to surrender almost £350,000 of their illicit earnings or face a further four and a half years in prison.
A man has been given a suspended sentence after buying horrific sexual abuse footage of girls blackmailed by one of the worst online sexual predators the National Crime Agency has ever investigated.
A Cambridge academic who fraudulently claimed almost £2.8 million in government grants has been ordered to pay £1.3 million back from his crimes or face another eight-and-a-half years in prison.
A drug supplier who used encrypted messaging service Encrochat to sell cocaine has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, following an investigation by the joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).
A lorry driver who attempted to smuggle ketamine and mephedrone worth £2 million into the UK by hiding it in his mattress has been jailed.
A man wanted by the National Crime Agency for money laundering offences has been handed over to face charges in Northern Ireland.
A lorry driver has been charged following the seizure of cocaine and heroin worth £5.7 million.
A Glasgow man has been jailed for five years for smuggling a potentially deadly stun gun into the UK, following a National Crime Agency and Police Scotland investigation.
A lorry driver from West Lothian has been handed a seven-and-a-half-year jail sentence following the seizure of cocaine worth almost £900,000 in Bathgate.
A man has been charged with firearms offences after a loaded handgun and bullets were seized from the car he was travelling in yesterday [3 August] .
Six men have been convicted after a National Crime Agency investigation uncovered their role in the supply of cocaine and a separate plot to torture and rob a Manchester man’s home and business.
A truck driver who tried to smuggle almost 100kg of cocaine into the UK has been jailed for 11 years as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.
A man who sexually assaulted young children and was actively seeking opportunities to offend again has been convicted of 14 counts of child sexual abuse after a National Crime Agency investigation.
A 31-year old man suspected of importing class A drugs through his links to a Northern Ireland haulage firm has been arrested.
A man has been found guilty of attempting to smuggle cocaine with an estimated street value of £160k into the UK after a “Christmas shopping” trip with his wife in the Netherlands.
A money launderer who was caught trying to smuggle almost £2 million out of the UK in her suitcases has been jailed for almost three years.
The National Crime Agency has issued an alert to furloughed port and airport workers warning they may be vulnerable to organised crime groups seeking to exploit the Covid crisis.
A woman from Kent who headed up a crime group that supplied over half a tonne of cocaine and laundered millions of pounds in illicit cash has been jailed for 15 years.
Seven people have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency operation aimed at dismantling an organised crime group involved in transporting hundreds of Albanian migrants to the UK illegally.
A former First Minister of the British overseas territory of Montserrat has been jailed for 15 years, after he was convicted of sexually exploiting five girls including two 13 year olds.
Officers from Project Invigor, the National Crime Agency-led taskforce targeting organised immigration crime, have taken part in an operation which has seen eight members of a major people smuggling network arrested in Greece.
Seven British fugitives have been arrested in Spain in the space of just three weeks as a result of joint operations between the National Crime Agency and the Spanish National Police.
Around 100 potential victims have been identified and 38 people arrested following a week long law enforcement crackdown targeting child traffickers.
London based property developer Richard Leahy has agreed to hand over assets worth almost £2 million to settle a civil recovery claim based on alleged involvement in cannabis cultivation, money laundering and fraud.
A week-long joint operation involving the National Crime Agency’s International Crime Bureau and the police National Extradition Unit (NEU) has led to the capture of six wanted fugitives across the UK.
A Serbian lorry driver has been charged with drug smuggling offences by National Crime Agency officers after cocaine worth £3.2 million was found in a lorry heading to the UK.
Three 9mm firearms have been seized and two men charged as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.
An Afghan national suspected of being one of the leaders of an international people smuggling network has been arrested in north London.
A man from Essex has been jailed for six years for abusing 11 children in Myanmar after he travelled to the country for a guided cycling tour in 2016.
National Crime Agency officers have arrested a man in County Down on suspicion of importing firearms in the post.
Two men from the north west have been jailed to a total of 30 years and four months after attempting to smuggle 243 kilos of cocaine into the UK on an empty passenger coach.
A Politically Exposed Person has agreed to surrender £4m which was transferred via the Azerbaijan Laundromat money laundering scheme.
A graphic designer has been convicted of terrorising six women in an online abuse campaign.
An international investigation involving the National Crime Agency has led to the takedown of DoubleVPN – the service used by cyber criminals around the world to mask their location and identities online.