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July 27, 2020

A FORMER Leeds United professional football player, who made the England youth squad, has been charged with possession of a firearm and possession of class A drugs following the Encrochat hack.
Paul Shepherd, 42, from Leeds, (pictured above) played for the club as a fu...

July 22, 2020

A CAR garage boss has been charged with drug supply and keeping a firearm and ammunition at his business premises following the Encrochat hack.

Robert Wiggins, 42, boss (pictured above) of Wiggins Autos in Notting Hill, London, is alleged to have conspired between March...

July 21, 2020

ANOTHER Albanian national suspected of being involved in major drugs trafficking in Europe has been arrested in the UK.

Lorenc Sula, 41, whose address is not known, has been arrested by Bedfordshire Police after Greece issued a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) for his arre...

July 18, 2020

NEARLY 40 suspected major drugs traffickers, including men accused of belonging to some of Europe's biggest mafia organisations, have been caught hiding in the UK.
Italy and Poland are each separately seeking the extradition of 12 fugitives from the UK who are alr...

July 7, 2020

A MAKESHIFT prison with torture chamber, set up by top-end organised criminals to inflict sickening violence upon rivals and other targets, was discovered after investigators saw pictures of it being made after hacking into the encrypted Encrochat messaging system.

The...

July 6, 2020

A REFUGEE who dodged deportation after he was released early from prison by mistake went on to become a county lines drugs boss, Essex News and Investigations can reveal.
Iraqi national Serook Saeed, 33, (pictured above) should have been deported seven years ago, but m...

May 24, 2020

SEIZURE: Cash allegedly found on Shkrela last night (NCA) 

A MAN has been charged after being allegedly found in possession of three kilos of cocaine, £200,000 cash and a false identity document. 

Amir Shkrela, 27, of Walthamstow, east London, was arrested last night by...

May 15, 2020

A POLICE crackdown on drug supply during the lockdown continued this morning with thousands of pounds in cash, drugs and a loaded handgun seized during a dawn raid in Tower Hamlets in which seven people were arrested.

Officers from the Central East Gangs Taskforce team...

May 6, 2020

SEIZURE: More than £1million of cocaine found in a container at Tilbury (NCA) 

MORE than £1million of cocaine was found hidden inside a refrigerated container at the Tilbury "super port."

Around 16 kgs of the class A drug were found by port police at the London Container...

April 28, 2020

A FORMER detective has told how a dramatic car chase led to the downfall of drugs kingpin Brian 'The Milkman' Wright, who was released from prison this month just 15 years into a 30-year sentence.

Former Met Police DCI Dave McKelvey was doing surveillance for the South...

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