The Home Secretary has appointed Graeme Biggar CBE as Director General of the National Crime Agency (NCA).
A man who attempted to smuggle £720,000 of heroin and cocaine into the UK hidden in car door panels has been jailed for 11 years.
A man has been arrested as part of a joint National Crime Agency and Police Scotland investigation into cannabis farms and human trafficking.
A man from West Sussex who targeted girls as young as 12 online and blackmailed them into becoming his ‘sex slaves’ has pleaded guilty following a National Crime Agency investigation.
A second-hand car salesman has agreed to forfeit a property portfolio and money worth a total of £1.14million, following a Civil Recovery and Tax investigation into his acquisition of a portfolio of ten properties.
A man has been arrested in Teesside as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into a suspected Chinese underground banking network.
Two separate investigations have been launched by a joint unit of National Crime Agency and Police Scotland officers, after more than eight kilos of MDMA was found in two separate shipments of pet food.
National Crime Agency officers have worked with Border Force to seize more than half a tonne of cocaine at London Gateway port.
A man from south east London has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years after National Crime Agency officers caught him in possession of cocaine with an estimated value of £4.5 million.
Two suspected small boat people smugglers tracked down in the UK by the National Crime Agency have been extradited to face trial.
The ringleader of a money laundering group which smuggled tens of millions of pounds of criminal cash out of the UK has been jailed for nine years.
A boat builder from Essex who raped a young girl and took photographs of the abuse has been jailed for 16 years.
National Crime Agency officers working as part of the Paramilitary Crime Task Force (PCTF) have seized a property in the Newtownabbey area valued at £85,000 and £28,000 held in a bank account from a man with alleged links to the West Belfast Ulster Defence Association.
Three men have been arrested as National Crime Agency officers targeted an organised crime group manufacturing specialist hides for drugs in industrial machinery.
A man is due to appear in court today (14 July) after being targeted by the National Crime Agency as part a major international operation against small boat people smugglers.
Three men have been charged with conspiring to facilitate illegal immigration following a series of NCA raids in London and Essex on Tuesday morning.
This red alert is issued by the JMLIT+ Sanctions Facilitators Cell, with representation from law enforcement, private industry, regulators and OFSI.
A security controller from North London has been jailed for three years for arranging the sexual abuse of children in the Philippines and paying to watch it via live-stream.
A man from Burton-on-Trent, who used an encrypted online platform to view and download child sexual abuse material, has been sentenced.
A manager from Staffordshire who posted images online of him sexually assaulting a child has been jailed for eight years.
A man and woman have been arrested following searches across Heckmondwike and Dewsbury this morning, as part of a National Crime Agency investigation linked to heroin supply in West Yorkshire.
National Crime Agency officers have today joined what is believed to be the biggest ever international operation targeting criminal networks suspected of using small boats to smuggle thousands of people into the UK.
National Crime Agency officers have assisted an operation in France which has seen more than a dozen arrests in connection with the deaths of 27 people attempting to cross the English Channel in a dinghy last November.
A man from Wolverhampton has agreed to pay the National Crime Agency £110,000 following a Civil Recovery and Tax investigation into his property dealings.
Five suspects have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into modern slavery, cannabis cultivation and money laundering.
A couple who kept vulnerable people as slaves and made them work for free at a car wash business in Bristol have been jailed for a total of 25 years following a National Crime Agency investigation.
Two brothers from the Bradford area have agreed to pay the National Crime Agency approximately £4.3 million following a civil recovery investigation into their multi-million pound property portfolio.
An Irish national has been handed a four year jail sentence after admitting his part in an international people smuggling conspiracy.
A gangland enforcer who launched a horrifying acid attack on a victim and plotted to blind other victims has been sentenced to life behind bars.
An alleged drugs supplier and one of the UK’s most wanted men has been arrested in Bulgaria.
Two members of an organised crime group that ran one of the largest amphetamine factories ever found in the UK have been jailed.
A man suspected of supplying equipment used to produce illegal drugs linked to a spike in drug-related deaths in Scotland has been arrested, alongside three others, as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.
Four members of an organised crime group that ran one of the largest amphetamine factories ever found in the UK have been convicted of drugs offences.
A 44-year-old man has become the fourth Portsmouth dock worker to be charged with drug importation offences as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.
A drugs supplier has been jailed for 15 years in a National Crime Agency investigation.
A man wanted as part of a National Crime Agency investigation has handed himself in.
Four members of a people smuggling group, including a north west London barber who offered lorry drivers thousands of pounds to bring people illegally to the UK from France and Belgium, have been jailed.
Seven officers from the National Crime Agency, who went above and beyond the standards demanded by their roles, have been recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours.
A man from Huddersfield has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for viewing child sexual abuse being streamed on Zoom.
The National Crime Agency is the chair of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) - an international collective of law enforcement agencies from 12 countries working to tackle child sexual abuse.
A gangland enforcer has been convicted of launching a horrifying acid attack on a victim and plotting to blind other victims.
A gun supplier from Birmingham who used a 3D printer and ammunition press to make viable weapons from parts ordered on the dark web has been jailed for 27 months.
A British man has been jailed for 18 years after admitting trying to smuggle two tonnes of cocaine worth £160m into the UK.
The suspected head of a crime group that uses smuggled Albanian migrants to farm cannabis has been arrested in a National Crime Agency operation.
A specialist team of officers from the National Crime Agency and Merseyside Police have seized nearly £30m worth of Class A drugs in their first year of operating.
A drug dealer who planned the supply of £800,000 worth of cocaine has been jailed for nine years and two months.
A man who ran a drugs factory of cocaine, MDMA, ketamine and cannabis from his home and kept a drugs stash vehicle for two known dealers has been sentenced.
A man has been jailed for seven years after a self-loading pistol and ammunition were seized from him on the M1 in Hertfordshire.
Officers from the National Crime Agency’s Operation Stovewood have today charged a man from Sheffield with 17 offences relating to the abuse of four teenage girls in the 1990s.