Most Wanted fugitive arrested in Malaga
One of the UK’s most wanted fugitives has been arrested in Spain after spending nearly seven years on the run.
Man arrested in Liverpool as part of international people smuggling investigation
An Iraqi national has been arrested in Liverpool as part of a major international operation targeting people smuggling through Italy.
Operation Venetic: Prison for ringleader of gang which ran £10 million a month drugs lab
The kingpin of an organised crime group that controlled one of the largest amphetamine laboratories ever found in the UK has been jailed for 18 years.
Men posed as cleaners to smuggle £1m of cocaine through docks
Two men who posed as cleaners for a ferry company in an attempt to smuggle cocaine into the UK have been jailed after a National Crime Agency investigation.
“I normally get arrested for drugs” – pilot joked with officers after arrest over botched people smuggling attempt
A British pilot and career criminal has been jailed alongside two other men in connection with a plot to fly four Albanian illegal immigrants into the UK.
Operation Venetic: Crime bosses jailed
Two crime bosses who conspired to buy and supply Class A drugs and guns on the encrypted communications platform EncroChat have been jailed.
Money laundering cash couriers smuggled £100 million in suitcases
The National Crime Agency has dismantled a network of criminal cash couriers that laundered more than £100m by smuggling it out of the UK to Dubai in the UAE.
NCA and social media companies work together to tackle organised immigration crime
Thousands of social media posts, pages and accounts advertising the services of people smugglers have been removed thanks to a landmark agreement between the National Crime Agency and five major social media companies.
Hampshire trio jailed over South America cocaine smuggling plot
Three people from Hampshire have been jailed over a year-long drug smuggling conspiracy which ended with a man being caught bringing cocaine into the UK from Peru.
Operation Venetic: Drugs gang jailed for running industrial scale amphetamine factory in Scotland
Four members of an organised crime group that ran an industrial scale amphetamine lab in Scotland, and trafficked heroin and cocaine, have been sentenced.