Three people have been arrested following an investigation into the alleged supply of small boats to cross-Channel people smugglers.
A man arrested by the National Crime Agency over his alleged involvement in the smuggling of migrants found dead in a lorry in Essex has had his extradition ordered.
A Dutchman who admitted swallowing 50 packets of cocaine in an attempt to smuggle them into the UK has been jailed for 32 months.
During a warrant executed in the Cronton area this morning (Friday 9 April), a man and woman were arrested and a Range Rover and designer clothing, jewellery and watches recovered.
Six men have appeared in crown court charged in relation to the seizure of 450kg of MDMA hidden in an excavator that was shipped to Australia.
Suspected members of an organised crime group responsible for selling vast quantities of MDMA on the dark web have been targeted in raids across the North East and Surrey.
The suspected head of a crime network involved in smuggling migrants to the UK in the back of lorries has been extradited to Belgium to face trial.
An Essex upholsterer who was caught transporting £1.6m worth of cocaine within two chairs has been sentenced to nine years in prison.
A man has been arrested by the National Crime Agency on suspicion of people smuggling offences after an operation at a motorway service station.
A criminal group who masterminded a plot that brought millions of pounds worth of heroin and cocaine into the UK over five years have been jailed in The Netherlands.
Two men have been arrested after cocaine worth £1.6m was seized in Manchester as part of Operation Venetic.
Five members of a Polish organised crime group have been jailed for the importation and supply of nearly £1million worth of cocaine, supplying almost £1million worth of MDMA, and possession of a firearm, following an investigation by the Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).
The National Crime Agency (NCA) has concluded its pre-investigative evidential review into allegations of fraud concerning the then HBOS Impaired Assets Division, London and South-East Region.
Four men have been charged with conspiring to supply class A drugs as part of a Paramilitary Crime Task Force investigation into the organised crime activities of the South East Antrim UDA (SEA UDA).
A German truck driver has been jailed for 19 years after attempting to bring almost half a tonne of cocaine into the UK hidden in tyres.
National Crime Agency officers investigating the seizure of cocaine worth around £1.6 million in Belfast in February have made three more arrests.
Members of a suspected criminal group accused of trafficking heroin and producing amphetamine worth millions of pounds have been arrested today as part of an investigation linked to Operation Venetic.
A brazen money launderer who tried to smuggle almost £1.4 million cash out of the UK in his luggage has been jailed for more than two years.
An Afghan criminal gang suspected of planning to smuggle migrants to the UK in small boats has been dismantled, following a multi-agency operation involving the National Crime Agency and French law enforcement.
A Vietnamese people smuggler who brought migrants into the UK to put them to work in his cannabis farms has been jailed.
A man who went on the run after he became wanted for his part in a drug smuggling ring has been jailed for 11 years.
Two men have been arrested following the seizure of 20kg of cocaine and £25,000 in cash at a flat in Rotherhithe, South East London.
A money launderer who conducted his business using an encrypted phone has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison following an investigation by the Organised Crime Partnership, a joint initiative between the National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service.
Peter Tomlinson paid for girls as young as five to be abused in the Philippines.
A firearms supplier who kept an arsenal of lethal weapons in his house, including in his daughter’s bedroom, has been jailed for eight years.
Two men have been sentenced to more than 28 years in prison for attempting to smuggle cocaine worth over £3million into the UK in a van, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency.
Around 100 officers from the National Crime Agency have today (Wednesday 3 March) been involved in a UK-wide operation targeting suspected members of a Western Balkan organised crime group.
Two corrupt lorry drivers have been jailed for a combined 31 years after being found guilty of trying to smuggle class A drugs into the UK.
A man and woman have been arrested after two guns and rounds of ammunition were found at a house in Essex.
A criminal boss who used encrypted phone network EncroChat to run his drugs operation has been jailed for seven years and four months.
An Italian national who attempted to extort £10 million from the NHS by threatening to bomb a hospital in the UK has been convicted by a Berlin court.
Two men face a combined 36 years in prison after a National Crime Agency investigation found they were behind an attempt to smuggle cocaine worth £32million into the UK.
A lorry driver has been jailed for five years after attempting to smuggle two kilos of cocaine into the UK.
An operation involving the National Crime Agency has resulted in the one of the largest ever seizures of heroin in the Europe, denying millions of pounds of profits to organised crime groups.
Two men arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the seizure of 20 kilos of cocaine in Belfast on Monday have been charged.
A man who is suspected of money laundering and handling payments relating to people smuggling has been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.
A child sex offender who groomed an 11-year-old girl by pretending to be a 15-year-old boy online has been jailed for three years.
A 33-year-old man from Warrington suspected of being the head of a crime group supplying firearms and drugs has been extradited to the UK from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Two lorry drivers have been jailed for a combined 27 years following a National Crime Agency investigation into the seizure of 32 kilos of heroin at Harwich port.
Ten people have been arrested in North London in relation to the seizure of approximately 2.3 tonnes of cocaine imported to the UK in a consignment of bananas.
The NCA has released its latest list of restrictions imposed upon serious organised criminals, supporting the management of serious offenders. It includes Serious Crime Prevention Orders, Financial Reporting Orders and Travel Restriction Orders.
A man and woman have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the attempted importation of 11 kilos of class A drugs through East Midlands Airport.
National Crime Agency officers have made two arrests after a total of 300 kilos of heroin and cocaine was found concealed in a consignment of parcels heading to the UK.
Five men have been arrested by the National Crime Agency for offences relating to the alleged rape of a young girl.
An online predator who targeted thousands of children and tricked at least 500 boys into sending him sexual videos and images of themselves has been jailed for 25 years.
Well-known sports stars, musicians and influencers targeted
A serial child sex offender has been convicted of making indecent images of children after downloading more than 14,000 pictures and videos on the dark web.
Two men who used encrypted messaging services to arrange drugs shipments from Amsterdam to the UK have been jailed for importing cocaine concealed in whey protein powder packages.
A 42-year-old man from the Czech Republic has been convicted of money laundering offences after being arrested at Glasgow Airport.
A student from Brazil who attempted to smuggle cocaine worth around £80,000 into the UK the day before Christmas has been jailed.