A Northern Irish woman with suspected links to serious organised crime has been ordered to explain how she financed the purchase of six properties worth around £3.2 million in total.

Eight members of a crime group that supplied class A drugs across England and laundered millions of pounds through sham companies, have today been sentenced to a total of 70 years imprisonment.

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.

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