Update - 23 January 2019

A 49-year-old man arrested in the Edgware area of London on suspicion of modern slavery offences yesterday (22 January) has now been released under investigation.

Two Manchester men – including one who went on the run for three months – have been found guilty of firearms offences and jailed for six years each following an NCA investigation.

A former professional footballer and professional rugby player are among three brothers who were given prison sentences for defrauding donors to their children’s charity, it can now be reported.

Three men who ran a dark web business selling the potentially lethal drugs fentanyl and its analogue carfentanyl to customers across the UK and worldwide, have been jailed for a total of 43 and a half years.

The National Crime Agency has today announced the appointment of Graeme Biggar as the first permanent Director General of the National Economic Crime Centre.

The National Crime Agency has used proceeds of crime powers to seize property worth £1.7 million from associates of an organised crime group involved in drug supply in Staffordshire and the West Midlands.

A 43-year-old man from Swansea has today been jailed for 14 online child sex abuse offences.

A high value Cartier diamond ring purchased by jailed Azerbaijani banker Jahangir Hajiyev has been seized by NCA investigators as part of an ongoing Unexplained Wealth Order case.

The sentencing of a man for importing a firearm from the United States is being hailed as the first major success for the recently formed Organised Crime Partnership (Scotland).

13 January 2019

A 51-year-old man has been charged with possession of a Section 5 firearm after he was arrested yesterday (12 January) as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the supply of drugs and firearms in Ireland and the UK.

A British cyber criminal has been sentenced to two years and eight months for conducting attacks that disrupted a Liberian telecommunications provider, resulting in losses estimated at tens of millions of US dollars.

Three members of an organised crime group who attempted to smuggle £3 million of Class A and B drugs into Dublin have been jailed for a total of 27 years and five months.

National Crime Agency investigators are appealing for information on the whereabouts of two men wanted for questioning in connection with a £4 million drugs conspiracy.

Two men from the West Midlands have been jailed following an operation by the joint National Crime Agency and Met Police Organised Crime Partnership (OCP).

NCA officers have tonight (2 January 2019) arrested a 33-year-old Iranian national and a 24-year-old British man in Manchester, on suspicion of arranging the illegal movement of migrants across the English Channel into the UK.

Chris Hogben, head of the NCA-led Invigor organised immigration crime task force, said: