A 24-year-old man who was arrested yesterday (2nd July) as part of an National Crime Agency led investigation under Operation Venetic has been charged.

Marek Wisniewski custody shot

Update: Marek Wisniewski was sentenced to 8 years imprisonment yesterday 10 September at Canterbury Crown Court. 

Operation Venetic - NCA officers breaking door down

Entire organised crime groups dismantled during Operation Venetic with 746 arrests, and £54m criminal cash, 77 firearms and over two tonnes of drugs seized so far.

Mark Liscott custody shot

A Birmingham drug trafficker has been arrested in Amsterdam after nearly eight years on the run.

Amir Shkrela custody shot

An Albanian national been sentenced to 4 years in jail after admitting cocaine supply and money laundering yesterday at Inner London Crown Court.

NCA jackets

National Crime Agency officers working as part of the Paramilitary Crime Task Force executed a search of a residential property in the West Belfast area earlier today (30 June) as part of an operation targeting the proceeds of crime. 

Cocaine packages

A man from the Isle of Wight has been charged as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the seizure of cocaine worth £10 million at Newhaven port in East Sussex in November 2019.


A port worker who was caught in possession of cocaine as he left work has been jailed for nearly seven years following a National Crime Agency investigation.

Cocaine packages

A man from Southgate has been jailed for 7 and a half years following a motorway chase and the seizure of cocaine worth up to £400,000.

collage of drugs and assets being seized

Suspected members of an organised crime group in Merseyside have been arrested as part of a drug trafficking conspiracy.

Macklin custody shot

A part-time DJ jailed for making and selling some of the worst child sexual abuse images NCA investigators have ever seen has had his prison sentence increased to four years.

NCA officers

National Crime Agency officers working as part of Operation Stovewood have arrested five men as part of an investigation into the alleged sexual abuse of two teenage girls in Rotherham.


A man and a woman have been charged after a sawn-off shotgun was recovered as part of an investigation by the joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).

NCA car

A 44-year-old man who is wanted in connection with a National Crime Agency investigation into large scale drug supply has been arrested attempting to leave the country.


A man who attempted to smuggle an array of illegal weapons into the UK has been jailed for 21 months.

Cash found in lorry

A Turkish lorry driver has been jailed today for smuggling over £12 million of criminal cash out of the country over a five month period.