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The Electoral Commission investigation focused on loans totalling £8m provided to Better for the Country Ltd and Leave.EU.

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The national centre to coordinate law enforcement activity to tackle County Lines has, in its first year of operation, protected more than 1,000 children from being exploited by drug gangs.

Seized boat

Six people have been arrested in Kent and London as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into a suspected organised crime group conspiring to smuggle migrants across the Channel in lorries and small boats.

David Mortimer custody shot

A retired police inspector has been convicted of making indecent images of children following a National Crime Agency investigation.

Dean Kirby custody shot and handgun

A man who hid a handgun with a silencer under his garden hot tub has been jailed following a National Crime Agency investigation.

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More than 250 kilograms of cocaine have been seized and six people arrested, after an investigation led to the interception of a yacht off the coast of Wales.

Drugs in bags

An international operation involving the National Crime Agency (NCA) has led to the seizure of just under 1000 kilos of MDMA and meth and the arrest of four British men in one of Australia’s biggest ever drug seizures.

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The NCA has been granted freezing orders on eight bank accounts containing a total of more than £100 million, which is suspected to have derived from bribery and corruption in an overseas nation.

44 people have been arrested and 35 potential victims have been identified in the UK as part of a Europe-wide operation targeting modern slavery and human trafficking.

An international law enforcement investigation has resulted in one of the largest ever seizures of heroin in the UK.

Three new Non-Executive Directors have been appointed to the NCA Board: Mary Calam, David Horncastle and Andrew Tivey.

A Northern Irish woman with suspected links to serious organised crime has been ordered to explain how she financed the purchase of six properties worth around £3.2 million in total.

A 25-year old man from Bradford has been arrested on suspicion of committing Computer Misuse Act (CMA) and fraud offences, following the recent cyber incident affecting Lancaster University.

A drug trafficker has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years after investigators found 6kg heroin concealed in a suitcase packed with fabric and children’s clothing.

The Annual Report & Accounts detail the work of the agency to fight serious and organised crime in 2018/19.

Gold worth around £4 million has been seized by the National Crime Agency as part of an international investigation into a suspected South American drugs cartel.