A suspected drug trafficker has been arrested just a day after he was named as one of the UK’s Most Wanted.
A lorry driver has been jailed for nine years after attempting to smuggle cocaine worth £2.1 million into the UK in his truck.
A Vietnamese man who was the ringleader of a gang involved in transporting some of the 39 migrants found dead in a lorry in Essex in 2019 has been jailed by a Belgian court, following an investigation that was supported by the National Crime Agency.
National Crime Agency officers are investigating after a seizure of cocaine worth approximately £5 million at Sheerness port in Kent.
A new appeal has been launched to trace and bring to justice 12 of the UK’s most wanted fugitives believed to be hiding in Spain.
An international investigation involving the National Crime Agency has led to the takedown of LabVPN – a service used by cyber-criminals to facilitate their illicit activities.
A new initiative to divert young people away from criminality has been launched after cyber attacks designed to block access to schools’ networks or websites more than doubled during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A romance fraudster who conned several women out of thousands of pounds and targeted hundreds more has been jailed for 28 months, following a National Crime Agency investigation.
A man from Glastonbury has been jailed for 12 years after he admitted posing as a teenage girl to manipulate schoolboys into sending him naked photos and videos of them abusing other children.
A former BBC producer convicted of possessing indecent images of children has received a 22-month suspended sentence.
A motorcyclist who smuggled heroin into the UK in a void hidden in a top box on his bike has been jailed for more than five years after a National Crime Agency investigation.
A man from Nottingham has been jailed for more than two years after he admitted illegally accessing a number of victims’ devices to spy on them and build a collection of indecent images of both children and adults.
A van driver who attempted to smuggle heroin and cocaine worth £16.5m by hiding it within catering supplies has been jailed for 10 years.
Three men who conspired together in plots to supply guns and drugs have admitted a range of offences.
Seven NCA officers have been recognised in The Queen’s New Year’s Honours for 2022 for their exceptional work in law enforcement, preventing serious and organised crime, and in diversity and inclusion.
The National Crime Agency has secured assets worth an estimated £1.1 million, after an NCA tax investigation into a Derby man revealed that his family run business had avoided paying tax for 18 years, on profits suspected of being linked to drugs and other criminal activity.
Two men who headed up an international criminal network responsible for laundering £70 million, £10m of which came from fraudulent Bounce Back Loans, have been jailed for a total of 33 years.
Two men arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the importation of cocaine and heroin have been jailed for more than 29 years.
The NCA is appealing for information on the whereabouts of a convicted money launderer who talked of moving up to £50 million out of the UK every month.
A London-based crime group which tried to smuggle 69 Albanian migrants into the UK on a decrepit fishing vessel – and planned to bring in 50 more every week – have been jailed.
A man who attempted to take £250,000 out of the UK by hiding it in the wheel arches of his vehicle has been sentenced.
A major National Crime Agency-led operation targeting a suspected organised crime group alleged to have used an insider at Sheerness port in Kent has resulted in the arrest and charging of seven men and the seizure of around 1.2 tonnes of cocaine.
A man from London has been convicted of possessing over 800 indecent images of children, after he admitted owning stun guns and pepper spray.
A man from Southport has been jailed for 17 years for raping a toddler and sexually assaulting another child.
Two men have been charged after a gun, drugs and cash were seized as part of an operation by the Paramilitary Crime Task Force in County Antrim.
Three men have admitted conspiring to smuggle £5.5m worth of cocaine from the UK to Ireland.
A man has been charged with conspiring to launder criminal proceeds, following an investigation by the NCA into a network of cash couriers suspected of removing tens of millions of pounds from the UK.
Two criminals who were prepared to inflict violence to protect their illicit business will spend longer in prison.
The National Crime Agency has reached agreement with five major social media platforms on a new joint action plan, supported by the Home Office, on combatting organised immigration crime.
A man suspected of being a key figure in an international money laundering network responsible for moving tens of millions of pounds out of the UK has been arrested by the National Crime Agency in London.
Organised crime groups are turning to ever more dangerous and un-seaworthy boats in efforts to smuggle people across the Channel to the UK from France, the National Crime Agency has warned.
A sadistic online blackmailer has been jailed for 32 years after targeting nearly 2,000 people globally to commit some of the most sickening sexual offending the National Crime Agency has ever investigated.
A lorry driver who attempted to hide 16 kilos of cocaine in the battery area of an HGV has been jailed for seven years.
Two Polish men have been convicted for attempting to smuggle two handguns and ammunition into the UK.
Two brothers have been arrested and charged by National Crime Agency officers in connection with a seizure of almost 100 kilos of cocaine at Newhaven port in East Sussex two years ago.
A romance fraudster who conned a woman out of thousands of pounds and targeted hundreds more has been convicted after a National Crime Agency investigation.
A driver who removed his van’s fuel tank to pack it with 32 kilos of cocaine has been jailed for nine years and nine months.
Could you recognise a cloned company scam?
The National Economic Crime Centre is targeting boomers in the run up to Christmas after latest figures from Action Fraud show more than £36 million has been lost to investment fraud via cloned company scams this year.
A 50-year-old South Yorkshire man arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into drug supply and money laundering has been jailed for two years and eight months.
A man wanted by the Belgian authorities for his role in a people smuggling plot that led to the deaths of 39 people in a lorry in Essex has had his extradition ordered.
Members of an organised crime group that smuggled heroin into the UK have been jailed in a National Crime Agency investigation.
A van driver who attempted to smuggle cocaine worth £2.4 million into the UK hidden inside his fuel tank has been jailed.
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.