A Polish lorry driver has been arrested after 100kgs of cocaine was found in two spare wheels attached to the underside of his lorry.
Five men from Merseyside have been charged in a National Crime Agency investigation emerging from the take down of encrypted comms platform EncroChat.
The National Crime Agency has begun an investigation following the discovery of almost a tonne of what is thought to be cocaine at two locations on the East Sussex coast.
Criminals are exploiting advances in technology to drive serious and organised crime, the NCA says in the 2021 National Strategic Assessment – with increased online usage leading to a rise in offending.
A Romanian lorry driver who tried to smuggle a group of migrants, including a man suspected of child sex offences, out of the UK has been jailed for six years.
A police employee has been charged with five criminal counts in an investigation emerging from Operation Venetic – the UK’s law enforcement response to the takedown of encrypted comms platform EncroChat.
A drug dealer who admitted making indecent images of children has been jailed following a National Crime Agency investigation.
Eleven firearms, including hand guns, machine guns, machine pistols and an assault rifle have been recovered in County Down in a National Crime Agency operation.
Two Albanian drug suppliers have been jailed for 9 years following an investigation by the Organised Crime Partnership (OCP), a joint initiative between the National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service.
A school music teacher who appeared on BBC talent show The Voice has been jailed after being caught viewing and distributing child abuse images.
Two men have been charged with conspiring to facilitate illegal immigration, following a major National Crime Agency investigation into people smuggling.
A drug trafficker and money launderer who spent more than six years on the run in the Middle East has been jailed for 9 years.
An organised crime group who planned to dress up as key workers to carry out class A drug deals and launder their cash during the coronavirus lockdown have been sentenced to 33 and a half years in prison.
Five men who were arrested by officers from the National Crime Agency have been charged with numerous offences, including possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life.
A Lithuanian lorry driver has been jailed for nine years after attempting to smuggle 24 kilos of cocaine into the UK.
Four members of an organised crime group who conspired to import cannabis on a yacht into the UK have been jailed following a National Crime Agency investigation.