Lynne Owens

Dame Lynne Owens has announced her intention to retire from her position as Director General of the National Crime Agency, after 32 years of service to law enforcement.

NCA and police jackets

A man with suspected links to East Belfast Ulster Volunteer Force has been ordered to hand over £60,000 proceeds of crime, following an investigation by National Crime Agency officers working as part of the Paramilitary Crime Task Force.

Eight men have been arrested as part of a suspected organised crime group (OCG) dealing in Class A and B drugs and a firearm.

Blocks of cocaine

A lorry driver has been jailed for 14 and a half years after trying to smuggle 50kg of cocaine worth £4m by hiding it in his bed.

suspect being escorted to the police car

A man arrested by the National Crime Agency in Birmingham yesterday in connection with a major people smuggling investigation has been charged.

Drug packages stacked in bricks

More than two tonnes of cocaine worth around £160m has been seized and six men arrested in a dramatic operation at sea.

Shaquille Williams custody image

A graphic designer has been jailed for more than five years for terrorising six women in an online abuse campaign.

NCA logo in white on a black background

Durham-based property developer Ronald Morton has agreed to hand over assets worth £850,000 to settle a civil recovery and tax claim brought by the NCA  which was based on his alleged involvement in drug trafficking, money laundering and tax evasion.

Drugs concealed in coconuts

A drug smuggler who used coconuts to hide almost 140 kilos of herbal cannabis sent from Ghana has been jailed.

Custody pictures of Kalinins and Mykhaylov

Two men who were jailed for manufacturing and supplying counterfeit identity documents have been ordered to surrender almost £350,000 of their illicit earnings or face a further four and a half years in prison.

Ashley Corbin Custody

A man has been given a suspended sentence after buying horrific sexual abuse footage of girls blackmailed by one of the worst online sexual predators the National Crime Agency has ever investigated.

Abdi Jalebi Ehsan custody image

A Cambridge academic who fraudulently claimed almost £2.8 million in government grants has been ordered to pay £1.3 million back from his crimes or face another eight-and-a-half years in prison.

NCA logo displayed on the bonnet of a vehicle.

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). 

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A lorry driver who attempted to smuggle ketamine and mephedrone worth £2 million into the UK by hiding it in his mattress has been jailed.

Euros piled up on a table.

A man wanted by the National Crime Agency for money laundering offences has been handed over to face charges in Northern Ireland.

drugs packages

A lorry driver has been charged following the seizure of cocaine and heroin worth £5.7 million.