Update: two men have now been charged as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into drug smuggling.
A 57-year-old man has been jailed for a conspiracy to smuggle cocaine worth nearly £3 million concealed in customised exhaust pipes which the NCA believe was destined for Northern Ireland.
Three men have been charged and a UK national arrested in Spain on a European Arrest Warrant as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the large scale supply and possession of firearms.
A career drugs trafficker once jailed over a plot to import more than 100kg of heroin to the UK has vanished after being arrested for new allegations.
Four men have now been charged as part of a National Crime Agency investigation targeting people smugglers.
An Iranian national who ran a financial services company designed to circumvent financial sanctions on Iran, has been sentenced in the US after being arrested and extradited from the UK.
National Crime Agency officers have discovered a massive three-floor cannabis farm in a former nightclub in Coventry.
National Crime Agency officers investigating allegations of child abuse in Rotherham have made another series of arrests.
A drugs trafficker has admitted posting dozens of packages of Class A drugs around the world, after a National Crime Agency investigation.
Six men have been arrested by the NCA as part of an international investigation into the so-called QQAAZZ group, a money laundering network which laundered millions on behalf of the world’s most prolific cyber criminals.
Four men have been arrested and three firearms seized as part of an NCA investigation into an organised crime group involved a range of illegal activity.
A man has been charged with drugs, firearms and money laundering offences after the seizure of cocaine worth £1.2 million, a firearm and £23,000 in cash.
A man from County Antrim has been charged with attempting to import a gun and ammunition in the post from the United States.
Cocaine worth around £6 million at street level has been seized at the Port of Holyhead, as part of an investigation involving the National Crime Agency, the Police Service of Northern Ireland and Border Force.
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.
NCA officers, current and retired, have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for outstanding work in their respective fields and showing exceptional dedication during the Covid-19 pandemic.