Dominic McInally fugitive arrested

The alleged ringleader of a cocaine trafficking group that expected to bank more than £1 million every month has been arrested in Spain after more than six years on the run.


More than 60 firearms have been stopped from reaching the streets of Scotland in just over a year, thanks to the work of a joint team of National Crime Agency and Police Scotland investigators.

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Dame Carol Black has published a review into the challenges posed by drug supply and demand, and what more can be done to tackle the harm that drugs cause. 

Charles Lynch

A career criminal who used a web of more than 40 aliases to stay on the run after absconding from prison in the early 1990s has been jailed for three years and eight months for attempting to smuggle eight illegal migrants into the UK on a yacht.

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A lorry driver has been jailed for 12 years after trying to import cocaine worth almost £1.4 million into the UK.

Mihai Ciceu custody shot

A lorry driver stopped at the Port of Hull with cocaine worth £1.7 million has been jailed for 8 years and 8 months today.

Daniel Dobbs

A convicted drug smuggler who went on the run after absconding from prison has been arrested in Spain.

Florin Ghinea custody shot

The suspected head of a major organised crime network has been extradited back to Romania to face trial, following an operation by the National Crime Agency.

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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.

Nasir Jamshaid and Yousaf Anwar custody shots

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.

Mathieu Hilaire custody shot

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.