Cash in suitcase

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).

Richard Swinnerton

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.

Kevin Sheppard

Update: Kevin Sheppard was sentenced today at Northampton Crown Court to 16 months imprisonment.

packages of cocaine

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

Dariusz Urban

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.

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A trio from Birmingham arrested as part of National Crime Agency led Operation Venetic have been charged with drugs and firearms offences, after officers seized a sub-machine gun, drugs and cash.

NCA logo on a car

The National Crime Agency can confirm that it has received information regarding allegations of modern slavery and exploitation in the textile industry in Leicester.

NCA police logos

Kingpin criminals at the heart of a landmark law enforcement breakthrough into encrypted communications are in fear of the National Crime Agency and police, according to their messages.

A 24-year-old man who was arrested yesterday (2nd July) as part of an National Crime Agency led investigation under Operation Venetic has been charged.

Operation Venetic - NCA officers breaking door down

Entire organised crime groups dismantled during Operation Venetic with 746 arrests, and £54m criminal cash, 77 firearms and over two tonnes of drugs seized so far.

collage of drugs and assets being seized

Suspected members of an organised crime group in Merseyside have been arrested as part of a drug trafficking conspiracy.


A man and a woman have been charged after a sawn-off shotgun was recovered as part of an investigation by the joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).

An alleged drugs trafficker who has been wanted since 2013 was traced and arrested as he celebrated his 45th birthday.