A drugs trafficker who tried to smuggle £2m worth of cocaine into the UK using suitcases with false bottoms has been jailed after a National Crime Agency investigation.

Three men have been jailed for smuggling over £7 million cash on over 80 flights from the UK to multiple destinations across Europe.

A Cambridge University academic who fraudulently claimed almost £2.5 million in government grants has been jailed for four years, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency.

One of the most influential and feared organised criminals in Europe has been convicted of involvement in a plot to smuggle more than a tonne of cocaine, following an investigation involving the National Crime Agency and international partners.

A British man who travelled to Belgium to purchase a haul of illegal weapons has been jailed, along with five members of a firearms trafficking group, for a total of 16 and a half years following a joint investigation by the National Crime Agency and the Belgian Federal Police (BFP).

A computer expert has been jailed for eight years after admitting offences including operating a child sex abuse forum and blackmailing a young girl.

Three men have been charged with bribery offences as part of a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation into cricket match spot-fixing in tournaments organised by national cricket boards from Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Gordon Ruckledge, aged 47, from Ashton-Under-Lyne, has been ordered to pay £396,653.71 within three months after National Crime Agency investigators obtained a confiscation order under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

The 2018 Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) Annual Report is published today, showing that the UK Financial Intelligence Unit processed a record number of SARs (463,938); 22,619 of those were requests for a defence against money laundering (DAML), which resulted in a total of £51,907,067 being denied to criminals.

A 50-year-old man, who was found guilty of conspiring to rape a child under the age of 13, has been given a twenty year sentence today at Bristol Crown Court.

A Slovakian man has been jailed for 22 years for organising the importation of a semi-automatic weapon and a large quantity of ammunition into the UK.

NCA statement on contingency planning in relation to UK withdrawal from the European Union

The ability to share information and collaborate with international partners is essential to tackle serious and organised crime

Statement on Dixons Carphone plc cyber incident

Will Kerr, the NCA's Director of Vulnerabilities, is to take up a position with Police Scotland as Deputy Chief Constable