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A student from Brazil has been charged with attempting to smuggle cocaine into the UK on Christmas Eve.

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21 people have been arrested across the UK as part of an operation targeting customers of an online criminal marketplace that advertised stolen personal credentials.

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After an international manhunt, National Crime Agency officers have arrested a man in Leeds in connection with the murder of a man on the Costa Del Sol.

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More than half a million pounds of money linked to a bogus car firm has been recovered following a National Crime Agency investigation.

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The Supreme Court has dismissed the application by Zamira Hajiyeva, the wife of jailed Azerbaijani banker Jahangir Hajiyev, to appeal the Unexplained Wealth Order made against her by the National Crime Agency.

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A haulage firm owner who bragged about being involved in organised crime for over 20 years has been jailed for more than 14 years for moving drugs and dirty cash across Europe.

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A man wanted in Belgium on suspicion of smuggling a number of Vietnamese migrants found dead in a lorry in Essex has been arrested by the National Crime Agency.

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Four men have been found guilty of their involvement in a people smuggling ring which led to the deaths of 39 Vietnamese men, women and children in October last year. 


An alleged gun runner has been extradited to the UK from Spain as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.

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The final member of a global anabolic steroid manufacture and distribution network has today been given a 17 month jail sentence, and now faces losing assets worth £1 million.

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A businessman and former president of the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce has today (Friday 18 Dec) admitted 12 counts of child sexual abuse, after a National Crime Agency investigation.

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Three men suspected of a plot to import significant amounts of heroin into the UK from Afghanistan - destined for County Lines networks - have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.

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The National Crime Agency’s Complex Financial Crime Team has arrested three suspected members of an organised crime group involved in high level money laundering and fraud.

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A man who said he sought out drug dealers to earn cash after coming into the UK illegally has pleaded guilty after an OCP investigation.

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A British fugitive has been arrested in Amsterdam on suspicion of firearms and drugs offences just days after his arrest warrant was issued.

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A prolific money launderer who processed more than £6m has been ordered to hand over nearly £215,000 after a National Crime Agency investigation.