A Romanian man has been jailed for four years for attempting to smuggle three handguns into the UK. National Crime Agency officers launched an investigation after Ionut Constantin Diaconu, 36, was stopped at Dover’s Eastern Docks on 12 July 2021.
450 people have been arrested in the UK after they were identified as members of an online platform used for trading child sexual abuse material.
A money launderer involved in a £1 billion mobile phone tax scam who was one of the National Crime Agency’s most wanted fugitives has been arrested in Spain.
A man from Birmingham has been jailed for more than nine-and-a-half years following a National Crime Agency investigation into a suspected organised crime group involved in the supply of firearms in the West Midlands.
NCA data shows that the number of female victims of online dating-related sexual assaults aged 19 and under has increased since 2016.
A man wanted in Belgium for his role in an attempt to use a boat to smuggle people across the Channel to the UK has been arrested by the National Crime Agency in north London.
A man from Albania has admitted smuggling Class A drugs into the UK after a duck statue laced with cocaine was seized at Stansted Airport.
A man who used encrypted messaging platform EncroChat to run an illegal drug supply network has been jailed for 16 years and three months following an investigation by the Organised Crime Partnership.
Four members of a Ghanaian cocaine smuggling group have been jailed for over 28 years following a National Crime Agency investigation.
Four more people have been arrested as part of an ongoing National Crime Agency investigation targeting an organised crime group alleged to be involved in smuggling hundreds of Albanian migrants to the UK illegally.
An Albanian drug supplier who arranged cocaine deals within the UK worth almost £1.4 million has been jailed for 10 years.
A man who claimed he was on a day trip to Dunkirk when he was actually picking up 6 kilos of heroin in Amsterdam has been jailed following a National Crime Agency investigation.
A man who is suspected of being a high-ranking member of a Vietnamese people smuggling network has been arrested by the National Crime Agency.
A man from East Sussex has been arrested following the discovery of a suspected criminal firearms conversion factory.
An HGV driver has been jailed for smuggling £480,000 worth of cocaine whilst delivering a shipment of frozen potatoes from the Netherlands.
One of the UK’s most wanted men was arrested today jogging in a street in the Netherlands.