Five men who were arrested by officers from the National Crime Agency have been charged with numerous offences, including possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life.
A Lithuanian lorry driver has been jailed for nine years after attempting to smuggle 24 kilos of cocaine into the UK.
Four members of an organised crime group who conspired to import cannabis on a yacht into the UK have been jailed following a National Crime Agency investigation.
A Polish lorry driver has been charged with drugs smuggling offences by National Crime Agency officers after cocaine worth £8.5 million was seized at the port of Harwich.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A controlled drugs, following a Paramilitary Crime Task Force operation in Carrickfergus.
A serial child sex offender has been jailed for two and a half years after he downloaded more than 14,000 pictures and videos of children on the dark web.
Pair claimed they'd taken the coach to Belgium to get the air conditioning fixed
Eight people have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency operation targeting a suspected network of cash couriers responsible for laundering more than £50 million in criminal profits.
A man wanted by the National Crime Agency for eight years for his alleged role in a large-scale international drug trafficking plot has been arrested in Dubai.
Two men have been charged after a loaded gun, ammunition, £60,000 in cash and cocaine was seized at a flat in Brent Cross, North West London.
Two National Crime Agency officers who tackled armed suspects fleeing an illegal firearms factory have been awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery.
A truck driver from Luton has been jailed for attempting to smuggle a group of migrants out of the UK.
A computing student who had almost 500 child sexual abuse images including two horrific videos of very young victims being assaulted has been sentenced to 12 months in prison suspended for two years.
Three people have been arrested for allegedly importing drugs into Northern Ireland, and a fourth detained on suspicion of firearms offences as part of a Paramilitary Crime Task Force operation.
Three people have been charged after an amphetamine lab was found near Redditch on Tuesday (27 April).
Rob Jones, NCA Director of Threat Leadership: “The NCA was pleased to participate in the Ransomware Task Force (RTF) and welcomes the opportunity to build on our engagement with a range of public and private sector partners to tackle the global ransomware threat.
Ten men have been arrested and 124kg of class A drugs recovered in a joint operation between the National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police’s Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).
The National Crime Agency has issued an alert to the UK maritime industry, warning them that organised crime groups may target them to obtain small boats for people smugglers.
An industrial-scale laboratory producing large quantities of amphetamine has been uncovered as part of a National Crime Agency Operation Venetic investigation.
A man has been remanded to custody accused of supplying a Skorpion machine gun and supplying class A and B drugs.
A couple who sexually abused an eight-year-old girl have been sent to prison, after a National Crime Agency investigation.
A London builder has been jailed for seven years for attempting to smuggle a firearm and ammunition into the UK from The Netherlands in the post.
A London man who joined video chatrooms streaming the live and pre-recorded abuse of children has been jailed for two years and six months.
A parcel delivery driver has been found guilty of assisting in the importation of class A drugs into Northern Ireland, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency, working as part of the Paramilitary Crime Task Force.
A Hull man has pleaded guilty to arranging people smuggling in small boats, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency.
An Ecuadorian man has been convicted for running a fake passport factory from his attic in south west London.
A London-based cash courier cell which attempted to smuggle hundreds of thousands of pounds out of the UK has been dismantled, with NCA investigators playing a crucial role.
More than £1.6m will be returned to the public purse after the National Crime Agency won a forfeiture order over the money which was hidden in a bed.
Three people have been arrested following an investigation into the alleged supply of small boats to cross-Channel people smugglers.
A man arrested by the National Crime Agency over his alleged involvement in the smuggling of migrants found dead in a lorry in Essex has had his extradition ordered.
A Dutchman who admitted swallowing 50 packets of cocaine in an attempt to smuggle them into the UK has been jailed for 32 months.
During a warrant executed in the Cronton area this morning (Friday 9 April), a man and woman were arrested and a Range Rover and designer clothing, jewellery and watches recovered.
Six men have appeared in crown court charged in relation to the seizure of 450kg of MDMA hidden in an excavator that was shipped to Australia.
Suspected members of an organised crime group responsible for selling vast quantities of MDMA on the dark web have been targeted in raids across the North East and Surrey.
The suspected head of a crime network involved in smuggling migrants to the UK in the back of lorries has been extradited to Belgium to face trial.
An Essex upholsterer who was caught transporting £1.6m worth of cocaine within two chairs has been sentenced to nine years in prison.
A man has been arrested by the National Crime Agency on suspicion of people smuggling offences after an operation at a motorway service station.
A criminal group who masterminded a plot that brought millions of pounds worth of heroin and cocaine into the UK over five years have been jailed in The Netherlands.
Two men have been arrested after cocaine worth £1.6m was seized in Manchester as part of Operation Venetic.
Five members of a Polish organised crime group have been jailed for the importation and supply of nearly £1million worth of cocaine, supplying almost £1million worth of MDMA, and possession of a firearm, following an investigation by the Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).
The National Crime Agency (NCA) has concluded its pre-investigative evidential review into allegations of fraud concerning the then HBOS Impaired Assets Division, London and South-East Region.
Four men have been charged with conspiring to supply class A drugs as part of a Paramilitary Crime Task Force investigation into the organised crime activities of the South East Antrim UDA (SEA UDA).
A German truck driver has been jailed for 19 years after attempting to bring almost half a tonne of cocaine into the UK hidden in tyres.
National Crime Agency officers investigating the seizure of cocaine worth around £1.6 million in Belfast in February have made three more arrests.
Members of a suspected criminal group accused of trafficking heroin and producing amphetamine worth millions of pounds have been arrested today as part of an investigation linked to Operation Venetic.
A brazen money launderer who tried to smuggle almost £1.4 million cash out of the UK in his luggage has been jailed for more than two years.
An Afghan criminal gang suspected of planning to smuggle migrants to the UK in small boats has been dismantled, following a multi-agency operation involving the National Crime Agency and French law enforcement.
A Vietnamese people smuggler who brought migrants into the UK to put them to work in his cannabis farms has been jailed.
A man who went on the run after he became wanted for his part in a drug smuggling ring has been jailed for 11 years.
Two men have been arrested following the seizure of 20kg of cocaine and £25,000 in cash at a flat in Rotherhithe, South East London.