A bag of cocaine on the floor

Update: two men have now been charged as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into drug smuggling.

Seyed Sajjad Shahidian

An Iranian national who ran a financial services company designed to circumvent financial sanctions on Iran, has been sentenced in the US after being arrested and extradited from the UK.

Cannabis farm

National Crime Agency officers have discovered a massive three-floor cannabis farm in a former nightclub in Coventry.

Seized firearm and ammunition

A man from County Antrim has been charged with attempting to import a gun and ammunition in the post from the United States.

Peter O’Donnell custody shot

A man has been jailed for over nine years after a sawn-off shotgun and cash was recovered as part of an operation by the joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service Organised Crime Partnership.

NCA Crest

NCA officers, current and retired, have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for outstanding work in their respective fields and showing exceptional dedication during the Covid-19 pandemic.

drugs seized

A seventh suspected member of an organised crime group in Merseyside has been arrested as part of an investigation into drug trafficking and money laundering.

Cash in suitcase

More than £300,000 in cash suspected of being the proceeds of crime has been recovered following an investigation by the joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).

Operation Venetic graphic

A trio from Birmingham arrested as part of National Crime Agency led Operation Venetic have been charged with drugs and firearms offences, after officers seized a sub-machine gun, drugs and cash.

NCA logo on a car

The National Crime Agency can confirm that it has received information regarding allegations of modern slavery and exploitation in the textile industry in Leicester.

NCA police logos

Kingpin criminals at the heart of a landmark law enforcement breakthrough into encrypted communications are in fear of the National Crime Agency and police, according to their messages.

A 24-year-old man who was arrested yesterday (2nd July) as part of an National Crime Agency led investigation under Operation Venetic has been charged.

Operation Venetic - NCA officers breaking door down

Entire organised crime groups dismantled during Operation Venetic with 746 arrests, and £54m criminal cash, 77 firearms and over two tonnes of drugs seized so far.

collage of drugs and assets being seized

Suspected members of an organised crime group in Merseyside have been arrested as part of a drug trafficking conspiracy.

Shotgun

A man and a woman have been charged after a sawn-off shotgun was recovered as part of an investigation by the joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).

An alleged drugs trafficker who has been wanted since 2013 was traced and arrested as he celebrated his 45th birthday.