A gunman who once shot himself in the foot has been jailed for four years – as a specialist crime team marks six months of successes.
A convicted human trafficker will be removed from the UK for a third time after a National Crime Agency investigation to trace him.
Two members of an organised crime group selling cocaine in Essex have been jailed for 18 years.
Three men have been jailed for a combined 40 years, after being found guilty of plotting a £4.5 million drug smuggling venture.
Three men have been jailed for a total of 35 years for importing illegal firearms and ammunition into the UK in the post, before trying to sell them to organised criminals.
A Border Force officer has appeared in court charged with supplying and offering to supply class A drugs, as part of an investigation led by the National Crime Agency’s Anti-Corruption Unit.
18 people arrested with suspected links to an organised crime group involved in the supply of boats which could each carry between 40 and 60 people from France to the UK.
Three men who plotted to use a removal firm as a front for their drug smuggling operation have been convicted following a National Crime Agency investigation.
A Croatian lorry driver has been jailed for six years after attempting to smuggle 20 kilos of cocaine into the UK.
A man believed to be involved in arranging multi-tonne cocaine importations from South America to Europe has been extradited to Germany to face trial.
A London-based crime group who tried to smuggle 69 Albanian migrants into the UK on a dilapidated fishing vessel - and planned to bring in 50 more every week - have been convicted.
National Crime Agency investigators have launched an appeal to track down a man wanted as part of a firearms investigation.
Four people from Birmingham have been arrested and a loaded gun seized as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into a suspected organised crime group involved in the supply of firearms in the West Midlands.
A lorry driver has been charged in a National Crime Agency investigation after a haul of 418 kilos of cocaine was found in a cover load of frozen onion rings.
Six men have been jailed for a total of 133 years after a National Crime Agency investigation uncovered their role in the supply of cocaine and a separate plot to torture and rob a Manchester man.
Cocaine with an estimated value of around £4 million has been seized at Avonmouth docks, following a joint operation involving the National Crime Agency, Border Force and Avon & Somerset Police.
Two men have been charged as part of a drugs investigation by the Merseyside Organised Crime Partnership.
A man from Lancashire has been jailed for more than six years for attempting to smuggle heroin worth almost £2 million into the UK in his campervan.
A Manchester man who used the encrypted phone network EncroChat to import cocaine worth £1.6m has today pleaded guilty.
Five people have been charged as part of a major National Crime Agency investigation into a criminal enterprise that supplied fraudulent passports to some of the UK’s most notorious organised criminals.
Three men have been convicted for importing illegal firearms and ammunition into the UK in the post, before trying to sell them to organised criminals.
A fugitive wanted by the National Crime Agency for his involvement in the supply of class A drugs worth millions of pounds has been brought back to the UK to face justice.
An unemployed university drop-out, jailed for running a dark web business selling illegal drugs, has been ordered to hand over more than £490,000 in bitcoin.
The National Crime Agency (NCA) has again taken over as chair of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), the international alliance dedicated to the protection of children from online sexual abuse and other transnational child sex offences.
Rob Jones has been appointed as interim Director General of the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC), the joint unit housed within the NCA responsible for coordinating the UK’s response to economic crime.
A Chinese mother and her two UK-based sons have agreed to hand over London properties worth more than £1.6 million, in response to a NCA civil recovery claim that linked their purchases with suspected money laundering.
A man jailed for attempting to smuggle £60 million of cocaine on a yacht has been ordered to hand over more than £300,000.
Twenty-four people have been arrested in the UK in one of the largest ever international operations targeting a criminal dark web marketplace.
The National Economic Crime Centre has launched a campaign aimed at raising awareness of payment diversion fraud (PDF).
Lorry drivers across Britain are being urged to lock their vehicles and report any suspicious activity that could be linked to people smuggling, in a joint appeal being led by the National Crime Agency and Border Force.
Two UK residents have been jailed for a combined nine and a half years after the National Crime Agency secured their arrests and extradition to France where they were wanted for their part in smuggling at least 250 migrants into the UK.
A man wanted by the National Crime Agency for his involvement in the supply of class A drugs worth millions of pounds has been arrested in Lanzarote.
Over five tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of 200 million euros – the largest ever seizure in Europe in recent years – has been recovered from a sailing vessel in the Atlantic.
A man who sexually assaulted young children and was actively seeking opportunities to offend again has been jailed for 12 and-a-half years after a National Crime Agency investigation.
Suspected criminal cash totalling almost €560,000 will be returned to the public purse after the National Crime Agency secured a forfeiture order following a smuggling attempt by a Dutch man.
National Crime Agency officers have arrested two men as part of a drugs and money laundering investigation which led to the seizure of more than £1.6m last year.
A man arrested by the National Crime Agency yesterday in connection with the supply of fraudulent passports to some of the UK’s most notorious organised criminals has been charged.
A 45-year-old man has been arrested by National Crime Agency officers as part of an investigation into the attempted importation of almost a quarter of a tonne of cocaine in a bus in September 2020.
A man wanted by the NCA for his suspected links to firearms and drug supply in the North West has been arrested in Spain.
A man listed on the National Crime Agency’s ‘most wanted’ list has been arrested in the Netherlands.
A gang leader who boasted of smuggling dozens of women into the UK using HGVs and small boats has been jailed for 10 years.
A former police officer from Kent has been sentenced after he admitted viewing child abuse material online.
Members of a London-based organised crime group have been jailed for a total of 29 years for possessing and supplying handguns and ammunition.
National Crime Agency officers have arrested a man from Northern Ireland as part of a people smuggling investigation which saw 10 migrants rescued from the back of a lorry.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has appointed Graeme Biggar CBE as interim Director General of the National Crime Agency when Dame Lynne Owens steps down on Monday 4 October.
A man has been charged with being involved in a conspiracy to smuggle 17 men, women and children into the UK in the back of a van.
NCA Director General Dame Lynne Owens and EUROPOL Executive Director Catherine De Bolle have signed a working arrangement between the NCA and Europol which will sit under the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
A Serbian lorry driver has been jailed for nine years after attempting to smuggle 40 kilos of cocaine into the UK hidden amongst a load of bottle tops and paper rolls.
National Crime Agency investigators have charged a van driver from Birmingham with attempting to import a huge haul of class A drugs, following a seizure at Dover.
Two taxi drivers suspected of working with a Vietnamese organised crime gang involved in people smuggling have been arrested by the National Crime Agency.