collage of guns, cannabis and ammunition

An Essex man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after being arrested in possession of three functioning handguns and dozens of rounds of live ammunition.

Christine Callaghan custody shot

A British woman who was paid £2,285 to stream footage of herself sexually abusing a young girl for almost three years has been sentenced to six years behind bars.

Zain Qaiser custody shot

A hacker from Essex who was jailed for more than six years following a National Crime Agency investigation has been ordered to pay back over £270,000.

Wanted by the FBI: Maksim Yakubets

A Russian national who runs Evil Corp has been indicted in the United States following unprecedented collaboration between the NCA, the FBI and the National Cyber Security Centre.

Brian Capon and Michael Downes

Two members of an organised crime group have been jailed for conspiring to distribute 182.5kg of drugs – despite no drugs ever being found.

Settlement includes a UK property valued at approximately £50 million.

Cocaine in van compartment

A man from Liverpool, found with more than 10 kilos of cocaine worth around £800,000 hidden in a secret compartment in his van, has been jailed.

Website takedown page

A website which sold a hacking tool purchased by cyber criminals in 124 countries and gave full remote control of victims’ computers has been taken down following an international investigation.

Drugs and chicken

The two ringleaders of a Birmingham-based organised crime group involved in smuggling millions of pounds worth of class A drugs into the UK have been jailed for a combined sentence of almost 44 years.

Three tonnes of cocaine worth hundreds of millions of pounds on the UK market have been recovered from a submarine intercepted off the coast of Spain.


A Dutch man has been jailed for 16 years for trafficking cocaine, with an estimated street value of £133m hidden on a yacht intercepted off the coast of Cornwall.


Nine suspects have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into an organised crime group (OCG) smuggling money out of the UK to Dubai hidden in suitcases.

A martial arts teacher has been jailed for three years after admitting online child sexual abuse offences and refusing to hand over the passcode to his phone.

A man from Berkshire has been charged by National Crime Agency investigators following a seizure of almost 100 kilos of cocaine at Newhaven port in East Sussex.

A further two people suspected of couriering large quantities of cash for an organised crime group have been charged as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.

A man from Hull has been charged with heading up a crime group planning on smuggling migrants to the UK using small boats.