Three members of an organised crime group have been jailed for 28 and-a-half years after pleading guilty to a conspiracy to supply cocaine that had a street value of nearly £1.7m.

An international operation involving the National Crime Agency (NCA) has led to the seizure of just under 1000 kilos of MDMA and meth and the arrest of four British men in one of Australia’s biggest ever drug seizures.

NCA investigators have released the image of the 53-year-old from Manchester, who failed to attend court in connection with drugs offences.

The NCA has been granted freezing orders on eight bank accounts containing a total of more than £100 million, which is suspected to have derived from bribery and corruption in an overseas nation.

Three members of an organised crime group have been sentenced to a total of 45 years for smuggling a minimum of £2.49 million worth of heroin from Pakistan into the UK via the post.

44 people have been arrested and 35 potential victims have been identified in the UK as part of a Europe-wide operation targeting modern slavery and human trafficking.

An international law enforcement investigation has resulted in one of the largest ever seizures of heroin in the UK.

The find is believed to be the largest seizure of lethal purpose weapons at a UK port

Three new Non-Executive Directors have been appointed to the NCA Board: Mary Calam, David Horncastle and Andrew Tivey.

A Northern Irish woman with suspected links to serious organised crime has been ordered to explain how she financed the purchase of six properties worth around £3.2 million in total.

Eight members of a crime group that supplied class A drugs across England and laundered millions of pounds through sham companies, have today been sentenced to a total of 70 years imprisonment.

A man from Norfolk has been sentenced to life imprisonment to serve a minimum of 17-and-a-half years for supplying firearms following a covert National Crime Agency investigation. 

An HGV driver is tonight beginning an eight-year prison sentence for smuggling £1.7m worth of cocaine into the UK.

One-hundred firearms have been seized and 27 people arrested in the second national operation targeting customers who bought illegal blank-firing weapons online.

Four people have been charged with being part of a large scale alleged people smuggling network set up to facilitate illegal migrants from Iraq and Iran to the UK.