Dame Lynne Owens, Director General of the National Crime Agency announces her intention to retire. Full story https://nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/dame-lynne-owens-announces-her-retirement-as-director-general-of-the-national-crime-agency …pic.twitter.com/Hbgf4Rpkjn
We're looking for skilled software engineers to join our fight against serious and organised crime across the UK. Start your application now https://nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/careers/vacancies …pic.twitter.com/WPx8afzKJ9
The ongoing demand for sexual services enables traffickers to generate vast criminal profits by exploiting victims in the sex industry. Paying for sex with someone who has been trafficked is a criminal offence, whether they know the person has been trafficked or not.pic.twitter.com/mjn0RvSnFn
This result demonstrates that we will find and recover the proceeds of crime, no matter how carefully they have been hidden. Working as part of the PCTF we are determined to use all the tools at our disposal to target those impacting our communities through paramilitary crime.
Paul Mawhinney has seven days from the date of the order to pay an initial £50,000, plus another six months to pay the remainder.
The settlement figure comprises the proceeds from the sale of a motorhome (£45,000), plus an additional amount of £15,000, all suspected of having been acquired through the proceeds of fraud offences and money.
A man with suspected links to East Belfast Ulster Volunteer Force has been ordered to hand over £60,000 proceeds of crime, following an investigation by NCA officers working as part of the Paramilitary Crime Task Force (PCTF). Full story https://nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/court-orders-man-with-east-belfast-uvf-links-to-hand-over-60k-proceeds-of-crime …pic.twitter.com/9ckaKSg0ke
The NCA continues to work with partners abroad to target those at the top of the drugs chain, and UK partners such as Merseyside Police and Cheshire Police to protect the public.
The NCA investigation is into the importation and supply of cocaine and cannabis, money laundering and a conspiracy to supply a firearm.
The suspects – whose ages range from 25 to 40 – were arrested today across the North West of England as part of a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation emerging from Operation Venetic – the UK’s law enforcement response to the takedown of encrypted comms platform EncroChat.
Eight men have been arrested as part of a suspected organised crime group (OCG) dealing in Class A and B drugs and a firearm. Full story https://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/eight-men-arrested-in-operation-venetic-drugs-and-gun-conspiracy …pic.twitter.com/LpjCiXxajR
The success of this operation reinforces our joint commitment to disrupting the flow of firearms into the criminal marketplace.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of illegal firearms, contact
@CrimestoppersUK online or anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Investigators from the joint NCA and
@metpoliceuk Organised Crime Partnership found that he was buying large quantities of custom-made ammunition from the dark web and arranging for them to be imported into the UK from Sweden.
Using an online alias, he bought explosives, ammunition and stun guns via the dark web – including more than 50 revolvers and over 1600 rounds of ammunition.
We are proud to have supported the launch of the UN Countering Kidnapping and Extortion Manual. Since 2017 the NCA’s Anti-Kidnap and Extortion Unit has supported international partners to investigate over 350 kidnaps which have taken place overseas.https://twitter.com/UN_OCT/status/1438258042752090118 …
Today we announce that major technology companies have pledged to support the Take Five to Stop Fraud campaign.
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