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.

A Dutch man has been convicted of importing £134m worth of cocaine hidden on a yacht intercepted off the coast of Cornwall.

Three British men have been arrested as part of an international investigation into an organised crime group suspected of smuggling over 300 migrants into the UK.

Two Albanian men have been jailed for a total of 13 years and 10 months after being caught with 8.5 kilos of cocaine and £17,000 in cash.

A flat in Dagenham has been recovered as part of a National Crime Agency civil recovery investigation into a man believed to be a drug dealer and fraudster.

Three Essex men including a pensioner and a serving RAF sergeant have been jailed for 11 years after admitting their involvement in a £1m drug dealing and money laundering conspiracy.

An extensive criminal organisation, which supplied class A drugs and laundered millions of pounds in illicit profits, has been dismantled following an investigation by the joint NCA and Metropolitan Police Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).

Four firearms, a quantity of ammunition, a CS gas canister as well as cannabis plants and hydroponics equipment were seized.

Two men have been jailed following an investigation by the joint NCA and Met Police Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).

NCA officers working the fields of Investigations, Cyber Crime, Financial Intelligence and Kidnap have been officially recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

A man has been found guilty of being part of a criminal gang believed to be one of the world’s most prolific smugglers of anabolic steroids.

Two drug dealers found with 18 kilos of class A drugs with a street value of £2m and £50,000 cash have been jailed for a total of 13 years and four months.

Two Dutch sisters who tried to smuggle cocaine hidden in packets of sweets into the UK have been jailed for a total of 12 years.