The National Economic Crime Centre (NECC), in conjunction with the Independent Schools Council (ISC) and the Independent Schools' Bursars Association (ISBA), has published an alert on the money laundering risks faced by independent schools.
A fifth person has been arrested by the National Crime Agency in Northern Ireland as part of a major investigation into the alleged importation of drugs, linked to the encrypted phone network Encrochat.
Two more people have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into a suspected criminal network involved in supplying inflatable boats to people smugglers.
A corrupt truck driver from Northern Ireland and a courier from west London have been convicted for attempting to smuggle cannabis from the UK to Ireland.
Two men have been sentenced to a combined 18 years in prison for drugs and firearms offences following an investigation by the joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service Organised Crime Partnership.
National Crime Agency officers, working as part of the Paramilitary Crime Task Force (PCTF), have seized a number of properties in Northern Ireland following a proceeds of crime investigation.
An online predator who targeted thousands of children has admitted 96 sex abuse offences against 51 boys aged four to 14.
National Crime Agency and Police Service of Northern Ireland officers working as part of the Paramilitary Crime Task Force (PCTF) have seized over one kilo of suspected cocaine following searches of two parked cars and nearby land in the Greenisland area of County Antrim.
Three men have been charged with people smuggling offences after a fishing boat was intercepted off the coast of East Anglia.
National Crime Agency officers have arrested four people in Northern Ireland as part of a major investigation into the alleged importation of drugs.
The 2020 Suspicious Activity Report (SARs) Annual Report has been published today (19 November). Read the report.
An Isle of Wight businessman has been charged as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into child sexual abuse.
A lorry driver who was delivering sofas to the UK has been jailed after half a million pounds worth of cocaine was found hidden in the vehicle he was driving.
An Essex builder jailed for drug trafficking has been ordered to hand over more than £1.2million of assets.
Two firearms and over a hundred rounds of ammunition have been found at a property in Warrington as part of a National Crime Agency EncroChat investigation into the large scale supply of firearms.
A man who attempted to smuggle 1.5kg of cocaine from Jamaica to the UK to then sell to pay off a debt has been sentenced to over eight years in prison.
A Romanian lorry driver has been jailed for 31 months for attempting to smuggle a group of migrants out of the UK in his lorry.
Three men have been arrested and a warehouse raided in connection with an alleged conspiracy to import cocaine into the UK in food deliveries from the Netherlands.
A Birmingham man suspected of being the mastermind behind a network of UK cannabis farms has been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.
A man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for money laundering offences after being caught trying to smuggle almost £500,000 out of the UK within a truckload of air fresheners.
A corrupt money transfer business owner responsible for a £5 million money laundering scheme is being sent back to prison after the National Crime Agency found he had flouted the terms of his release.
A Romanian lorry driver has been jailed after a National Crime Agency investigation found that he had attempted to bring cocaine worth up to £1 million into the UK.
A Luton man has been jailed for five years after National Crime Agency (NCA) officers found a loaded firearm at his home.
The National Crime Agency has issued a wanted appeal after a man charged with firearms offences failed to appear at court.
A 52 year old man from Hertfordshire was arrested this morning in connection with potential offences against the Bounce Back Loan scheme and other frauds.
A woman who has been ordered to hand over more than £80,000 in a National Crime Agency investigation claimed £25,000 of it was found under her grandmother’s bed.
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.
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.
Four men have now been charged as part of a National Crime Agency investigation targeting people smugglers.
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.
Two suspected members of a criminal network involved in the smuggling of Vietnamese migrants into the UK have been arrested.
A drugs mule who swallowed 99 packages of cocaine weighing more than one kilogram before he flew into the UK has been jailed for four years.
A Leeds businessman with links to serious criminals has lost his vast property empire worth nearly £10m after a National Crime Agency investigation.
A man who was driving a lorry load of beer into the UK has been jailed for six years and nine months after he tried to smuggle Class A drugs worth more than a million pounds into the country.
A new joint unit of UK and French law enforcement officers working together to tackle organised immigration crime has been involved in the arrest of almost 100 suspected people smugglers in France since it started work two months ago.
Nearly 300 fugitives have been arrested in the UK during lockdown including an alleged child sex abuser, a rapist and a modern slavery and human trafficking (MSHT) money-man.
The suspected ringleader of a drug dealing operation and three others have been arrested in West London as part of an investigation linked to Operation Venetic.
A seventh suspected member of an organised crime group in Merseyside has been arrested as part of an investigation into drug trafficking and money laundering.