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The NCA has obtained a freezing order stopping the sale of 17 addresses as part of an ongoing investigation into a Leeds businessman with suspected links to serious organised criminals.

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A day of action by National Economic Crime Centre partners will target money service businesses (MSB) at risk of being used by criminals to launder money.

Custody shots: Dorian Zili, Endri Cena, Denis Markeci

Three Albanian men have been jailed over a plot to supply high purity cocaine worth £506,000 and having false identity documents.

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An ex-professional Pakistani cricketer and two others have today been jailed for bribing cricketers to fix elements of international matches.


A seafood salesman has been convicted of smuggling an estimated 5.3 million critically endangered baby eels from Spain to East Asia via the UK over a two year period, in what is thought to be the first prosecution of its kind in the UK.

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A Frenchman who flew to the UK thinking he was going to sexually abuse a 12-year-old girl asked investigators who caught him: “What am I likely to get for this?”

Seized cash and drugs

Three men have been jailed after £1m worth of cocaine and £95k in cash was seized, as part of an investigation by the National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service’s Organised Crime Partnership.

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Zamira Hajiyeva – the wife of jailed Azerbaijani banker Jahangir Hajiyev – to discharge the Unexplained Wealth Order made against her by the National Crime Agency.

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The National Economic Crime Centre in collaboration with City of London Police are spearheading a campaign targeting fraudsters responsible for duping members of the public and businesses out of billions of pounds.

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The National Crime Agency-led UK organised immigration crime taskforce Project Invigor has played a key role in bringing down an organised crime group responsible for smuggling migrants through Greece.

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A man has been charged after a National Crime Agency investigation into the discovery of two semi-automatic pistols in the fast parcel system.

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National Crime Agency officers have made a further three arrests as part of their investigation into money laundering linked to a cyber-attack on a bank in Malta.

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The National Crime Agency has recovered houses and cash worth more than 450,000 after an financial investigation into property held by a 41 year old Bradford man.

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A man who ran a dark web business selling the lethal drug fentanyl to customers across the UK and worldwide has been jailed for nine years.

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Two men who hid £60 million worth of cocaine on a yacht travelling from South America to the UK have been jailed for a total of 33 years for drug smuggling, following a National Crime Agency investigation.