A man from Norfolk has been sentenced to life imprisonment to serve a minimum of 17-and-a-half years for supplying firearms following a covert National Crime Agency investigation. 

An HGV driver is tonight beginning an eight-year prison sentence for smuggling £1.7m worth of cocaine into the UK.

One-hundred firearms have been seized and 27 people arrested in the second national operation targeting customers who bought illegal blank-firing weapons online.

Four people have been charged with being part of a large scale alleged people smuggling network set up to facilitate illegal migrants from Iraq and Iran to the UK.

A 25-year old man from Bradford has been arrested on suspicion of committing Computer Misuse Act (CMA) and fraud offences, following the recent cyber incident affecting Lancaster University.

A drug trafficker has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years after investigators found 6kg heroin concealed in a suitcase packed with fabric and children’s clothing.

The Annual Report & Accounts detail the work of the agency to fight serious and organised crime in 2018/19.

Gold worth around £4 million has been seized by the National Crime Agency as part of an international investigation into a suspected South American drugs cartel.

A businessman with suspected links to serious organised criminals has been ordered to reveal the source of funds used to start and develop his £10 million property empire.

A high-rolling Cheshire businesswoman caught with £1.5 million of cocaine concealed within a sophisticated hide in the boot of her car has been jailed for ten years.

A Irish national living near Tamworth has been found guilty of possessing a disguised firearm.

Four members of an organised crime group have been convicted of smuggling £1.2 million worth of heroin from Pakistan into the UK via the post.

A man has admitted 49 charges including sexually abusing a seven-year-old girl and possessing nearly 250,000 indecent images of children.

Report's findings echo our own calls

The NAO report on tackling serious and organised crime (SOC) provides valuable analysis of the threat facing the UK, and underscores the need for a response that is both properly structured and adequately resourced.

A Barrhead man has been jailed for nine months for attempting to smuggle more than four thousands MDMA tablets into the UK in cans of coffee powder.