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.
Eight men arrested by the National Crime Agency in Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside last Thursday in connection with an organised crime group dealing Class A and B drugs have been charged.
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.
A man wanted by the NCA for his suspected links to firearms and drug supply in the North West has been arrested in Spain.
National Crime Agency officers have arrested two men as part of a drugs and money laundering investigation which led to the seizure of more than £1.6m last year.
Two men have been charged as part of a drugs investigation by the Merseyside Organised Crime Partnership.
Members of an organised crime group that smuggled heroin into the UK have been jailed in a National Crime Agency investigation.
Three men who conspired together in plots to supply guns and drugs have admitted a range of offences.
A Manchester man who used the encrypted phone network EncroChat to import cocaine worth £1.6m has today pleaded guilty.
Two criminals who were prepared to inflict violence to protect their illicit business will spend longer in prison.
Kingpin criminals at the heart of a landmark law enforcement breakthrough into encrypted communications are in fear of the National Crime Agency and police, according to their messages.
A trio from Birmingham arrested as part of National Crime Agency led Operation Venetic have been charged with drugs and firearms offences, after officers seized a sub-machine gun, drugs and cash.
Update: two men have now been charged as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into drug smuggling.
A man has been jailed for over nine years after a sawn-off shotgun and cash was recovered as part of an operation by the joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service Organised Crime Partnership.
Three men who plotted to use a removal firm as a front for their drug smuggling operation have been convicted following a National Crime Agency investigation.
Criminals are exploiting advances in technology to drive serious and organised crime, the NCA says in the 2021 National Strategic Assessment – with increased online usage leading to a rise in offending.
The National Crime Agency has issued an alert to furloughed port and airport workers warning they may be vulnerable to organised crime groups seeking to exploit the Covid crisis.
A woman from Kent who headed up a crime group that supplied over half a tonne of cocaine and laundered millions of pounds in illicit cash has been jailed for 15 years.
A 31-year old man suspected of importing class A drugs through his links to a Northern Ireland haulage firm has been arrested.
A drug supplier who used encrypted messaging service Encrochat to sell cocaine has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, following an investigation by the joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).
Three men have been jailed for a combined 40 years, after being found guilty of plotting a £4.5 million drug smuggling venture.
Two members of an organised crime group selling cocaine in Essex have been jailed for 18 years.
A gunman who once shot himself in the foot has been jailed for four years – as a specialist crime team marks six months of successes.