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Three men suspected of a plot to import significant amounts of heroin into the UK from Afghanistan - destined for County Lines networks - have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.

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The National Crime Agency’s Complex Financial Crime Team has arrested three suspected members of an organised crime group involved in high level money laundering and fraud.

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A man who said he sought out drug dealers to earn cash after coming into the UK illegally has pleaded guilty after an OCP investigation.

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A British fugitive has been arrested in Amsterdam on suspicion of firearms and drugs offences just days after his arrest warrant was issued.

Kazeem Akinwale

A prolific money launderer who processed more than £6m has been ordered to hand over nearly £215,000 after a National Crime Agency investigation.

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Two men have been jailed for seven and a half years for drugs and serious organised crime offences - following a joint Police Scotland, Organised Crime Partnership (Scotland) and National Crime Agency (NCA) intelligence-led operation last year.

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A man who fled the UK five years ago to avoid being charged for his part in a drugs smuggling ring has been found guilty after he was arrested in the Netherlands.


Three men have been arrested in London and two in Western Sydney following the seizure of 450 kilos of MDMA hidden within an excavator that was shipped into the Port of Brisbane from the UK earlier this year.

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National Crime Agency officers have today arrested two men in relation to child sexual abuse offences being investigated as part of Operation Stovewood.


A haul of a cutting agent that would make the illegal drug Amphetamine, worth around £2.5 million at street level, has been seized in Blackpool as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.

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A Romanian lorry driver has been charged with attempting to smuggle migrants – including a man suspected of child sex offences – out of the UK on two separate occasions.

Chelsea Addison and Steven Dema

A woman from Walsall and the boyfriend she used as a courier to import firearms for organised crime groups have been jailed for over 23 years. 

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A man arrested after around a kilo of heroin was found in a National Crime Agency operation in south east London has been charged.

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The National Economic Crime Centre (NECC), in conjunction with the Independent Schools Council (ISC) and the Independent Schools' Bursars Association (ISBA), has published an alert on the money laundering risks faced by independent schools.

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A fifth person has been arrested by the National Crime Agency in Northern Ireland as part of a major investigation into the alleged importation of drugs, linked to the encrypted phone network Encrochat.

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Two more people have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into a suspected criminal network involved in supplying inflatable boats to people smugglers.