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Rob Jones

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.

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Twenty-four people have been arrested in the UK in one of the largest ever international operations targeting a criminal dark web marketplace.

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The National Economic Crime Centre has launched a campaign aimed at raising awareness of payment diversion fraud (PDF).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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A gang leader who boasted of smuggling dozens of women into the UK using HGVs and small boats has been jailed for 10 years.

Members of a London-based organised crime group have been jailed for a total of 29 years for possessing and supplying handguns and ammunition.

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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.

Graeme Biggar

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.

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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.

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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.

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Two taxi drivers suspected of working with a Vietnamese organised crime gang involved in people smuggling have been arrested by the National Crime Agency.

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Five suspects have been arrested in early morning raids in an operation linked to the recovery of 2.3 tonnes of cocaine worth £190m.

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Six men have been charged as part of a major National Crime Agency investigation into an organised criminal network alleged to have smuggled hundreds of Iraqi-Kurdish migrants into the UK.