A man who tried to smuggle cocaine worth almost a million pounds into the UK has been jailed for six years and nine months.

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Three men have been charged in the UK and Netherlands following the seizure of over 50 kilos of class A drugs in a joint operation involving the National Crime Agency and Dutch law enforcement.

A lorry driver from Scotland has been arrested following the seizure of around 150 kilos of cannabis at the UK-France border.

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Five men have been arrested in connection with allegations of abuse relating to four girls in Rotherham.

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A teaching assistant bought an online catalogue of child sexual abuse using £365 of Amazon vouchers.

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Two men have been jailed after being caught in a £700,000 drugs handover while under investigation by the joint NCA and Metropolitan Police Service Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).

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A man from Liverpool, arrested as part of National Crime Agency-led Operation Venetic, has been charged with a possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and three counts of conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm.

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A third man has been convicted and jailed in France after attempting to smuggle five Albanian migrants across the channel.

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A former campaign manager for the Conservative Party has admitted online child sexual abuse offences, after a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation.

A convicted drug smuggler who went on the run after absconding from prison has now been jailed for a total of 16 and a half years.

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The NCA has published its latest Annual Report and Accounts, which detail the agency’s work to tackling serious and organised crime in 2019/20.

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A man from West Yorkshire has been convicted of firearms and drugs offences as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.

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More than £1 million worth of assets have been recovered by the National Crime Agency (NCA) following a civil recovery investigation into a Nigerian fraudster and his long-term British partner, who both led extravagant lifestyles despite their combined declared annual income never exceeding £49,000.

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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.

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Five suspected members of a Bolton-based organised crime group involved in drugs supply and money laundering have been arrested as part of National Crime Agency activity linked to Operation Venetic.

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A man who tried to use a fake fruit and veg business as a cover for drug trafficking has been jailed for trying to smuggle cocaine worth over a million pounds into the UK.