A computing student who had almost 500 child sexual abuse images including two horrific videos of very young victims being assaulted has been sentenced to 12 months in prison suspended for two years.
Three people have been arrested for allegedly importing drugs into Northern Ireland, and a fourth detained on suspicion of firearms offences as part of a Paramilitary Crime Task Force operation.
Three people have been charged after an amphetamine lab was found near Redditch on Tuesday (27 April).
Rob Jones, NCA Director of Threat Leadership: “The NCA was pleased to participate in the Ransomware Task Force (RTF) and welcomes the opportunity to build on our engagement with a range of public and private sector partners to tackle the global ransomware threat.
The National Crime Agency has issued an alert to the UK maritime industry, warning them that organised crime groups may target them to obtain small boats for people smugglers.
Ten men have been arrested and 124kg of class A drugs recovered in a joint operation between the National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police’s Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).
An industrial-scale laboratory producing large quantities of amphetamine has been uncovered as part of a National Crime Agency Operation Venetic investigation.
A couple who sexually abused an eight-year-old girl have been sent to prison, after a National Crime Agency investigation.
A man has been remanded to custody accused of supplying a Skorpion machine gun and supplying class A and B drugs.
A London builder has been jailed for seven years for attempting to smuggle a firearm and ammunition into the UK from The Netherlands in the post.
A London man who joined video chatrooms streaming the live and pre-recorded abuse of children has been jailed for two years and six months.
A parcel delivery driver has been found guilty of assisting in the importation of class A drugs into Northern Ireland, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency, working as part of the Paramilitary Crime Task Force.
A Hull man has pleaded guilty to arranging people smuggling in small boats, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency.
An Ecuadorian man has been convicted for running a fake passport factory from his attic in south west London.
A London-based cash courier cell which attempted to smuggle hundreds of thousands of pounds out of the UK has been dismantled, with NCA investigators playing a crucial role.
More than £1.6m will be returned to the public purse after the National Crime Agency won a forfeiture order over the money which was hidden in a bed.