Suitcase with hidden compartment

A Brazilian national who attempted to smuggle three kilos of high purity cocaine with an estimated street value of £350,000 in the lining of his suitcase has been jailed.

Director General Lynne Owens

Director General Lynne Owens joined the Home Secretary and NHS England's Medical Director in today's coronavirus press conference.

Cocaine packages

Two men charged following yesterday's arrest in drugs supply investigation.

NCA officer making arrest

Officers from the National Crime Agency’s Armed Operations Unit have arrested four men as part of a major investigation into the criminal supply of firearms to the north of England.

190 kilos of cocaine seized in consignments of toys and paper


A 48-year-old Polish man has been charged as part of a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation into the attempted importation of heroin with a potential street value of £800,000 into Harwich International Port.

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The National Crime Agency is warning the public to be vigilant as criminals adapt their tactics in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Haitch Macklin custody shot

A part-time DJ who fantasised about raping and murdering a child has been sentenced for making and showing some of the worst child sexual abuse images NCA investigators have ever seen.

Seized cocaine packages

Five people have now been charged as part of a drugs and money laundering investigation run by officers from the National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service.

NCA officers searching chemist

A pharmacist and a surveyor have been arrested on suspicion of illegally selling coronavirus testing kits in two National Crime Agency investigations.

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On the 8th April the High Court ruled in favour of the respondents to three Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs), secured by the NCA in May 2019, and discharged the orders. The NCA disagrees with the judgment and will appeal.

NCA and police

Officers from the joint NCA and Police Scotland Organised Crime Partnership have today arrested a man from Glasgow in connection with the alleged importation of firearms.

The National Crime Agency has published its Annual Plan for 2020/21.

The National Crime Agency has published the National Strategic Assessment of Serious and Organised Crime 2020.

Two of Britain’s top officers are urging children, parents and carers to ensure they know how to stay safe online – with the National Crime Agency’s latest assessment showing there are at least 300,000 people in the UK posing a sexual threat to children.

Cocaine packages

National Crime Agency officers have arrested a man on the Isle of Wight as part of an investigation into a seizure of almost 100 kilos of cocaine at Newhaven port in East Sussex last November.