A convicted drug smuggler who went on the run after absconding from prison has now been jailed for a total of 16 and a half years.

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The NCA has published its latest Annual Report and Accounts, which detail the agency’s work to tackling serious and organised crime in 2019/20.

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A man from West Yorkshire has been convicted of firearms and drugs offences as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.

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More than £1 million worth of assets have been recovered by the National Crime Agency (NCA) following a civil recovery investigation into a Nigerian fraudster and his long-term British partner, who both led extravagant lifestyles despite their combined declared annual income never exceeding £49,000.

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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.

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Five suspected members of a Bolton-based organised crime group involved in drugs supply and money laundering have been arrested as part of National Crime Agency activity linked to Operation Venetic.

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A man who tried to use a fake fruit and veg business as a cover for drug trafficking has been jailed for trying to smuggle cocaine worth over a million pounds into the UK.

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A man from Merseyside has been arrested today as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the supply of firearms.

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

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Three men have pleaded guilty to a series of drug and firearms offences, following a major investigation by the National Crime Agency.

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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.

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Update: Marek Wisniewski was sentenced to 8 years imprisonment yesterday 10 September at Canterbury Crown Court. 

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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.

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A Birmingham drug trafficker has been arrested in Amsterdam after nearly eight years on the run.

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An Albanian national been sentenced to 4 years in jail after admitting cocaine supply and money laundering yesterday at Inner London Crown Court.