A romance fraudster who conned several women out of thousands of pounds and targeted hundreds more has been jailed for 28 months, following a National Crime Agency investigation.
A man from Glastonbury has been jailed for 12 years after he admitted posing as a teenage girl to manipulate schoolboys into sending him naked photos and videos of them abusing other children.
A former BBC producer convicted of possessing indecent images of children has received a 22-month suspended sentence.
A man from Nottingham has been jailed for more than two years after he admitted illegally accessing a number of victims’ devices to spy on them and build a collection of indecent images of both children and adults.
A van driver who attempted to smuggle heroin and cocaine worth £16.5m by hiding it within catering supplies has been jailed for 10 years.
Three men who conspired together in plots to supply guns and drugs have admitted a range of offences.
Seven NCA officers have been recognised in The Queen’s New Year’s Honours for 2022 for their exceptional work in law enforcement, preventing serious and organised crime, and in diversity and inclusion.
A major National Crime Agency-led operation targeting a suspected organised crime group alleged to have used an insider at Sheerness port in Kent has resulted in the arrest and charging of seven men and the seizure of around 1.2 tonnes of cocaine.
Organised crime groups are turning to ever more dangerous and un-seaworthy boats in efforts to smuggle people across the Channel to the UK from France, the National Crime Agency has warned.
A 50-year-old South Yorkshire man arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into drug supply and money laundering has been jailed for two years and eight months.
A man wanted by the Belgian authorities for his role in a people smuggling plot that led to the deaths of 39 people in a lorry in Essex has had his extradition ordered.
Rob Jones has been appointed as interim Director General of the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC), the joint unit housed within the NCA responsible for coordinating the UK’s response to economic crime.
Twenty-four people have been arrested in the UK in one of the largest ever international operations targeting a criminal dark web marketplace.
The National Economic Crime Centre has launched a campaign aimed at raising awareness of payment diversion fraud (PDF).
Over five tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of 200 million euros – the largest ever seizure in Europe in recent years – has been recovered from a sailing vessel in the Atlantic.
A man who sexually assaulted young children and was actively seeking opportunities to offend again has been jailed for 12 and-a-half years after a National Crime Agency investigation.