Serious Organised Crime Agency

Former Investigator Lifts The Lid On Madeleine Investigation Failures

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

Competition between British police forces hindered the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann and created "a sense of chaos" in the ...

UK Corruption: A Change in the Air?

Robert Barrington | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK Politics
Robert Barrington

This week, the Home Secretary launched the new National Crime Agency, along with a Serious and Organised Crime Strategy. Only last week, Transparency International published the Anti-Corruption Scorecard - an assessment of the UK's performance on a range of corruption indicators. If the Government delivers on its new strategy, the scorecard will soon look dated.

Hundreds Of Companies Have Used Hacking Investigators

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK

Officials are under mounting pressure to reveal the names of companies thought to have used rogue private investigators. The list of 102 firms and ...

Law Firms Inplicated In Hacking Probe

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

A total of 22 law firms feature on a list of organisations and individuals linked to rogue private investigators, MPs have revealed. Legal firms fe...

Police Officers Injured During Drugs Raid

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

Eleven people, including eight police officers, have been taken to hospital after being exposed to an unknown substance during a drugs raid on a house...

Who Is On The Secret 'Kill List'?

PA | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

Defence chiefs are facing a legal challenge to provide details of Britain's role in supplying information to an American military "kill list" in Afgha...

Global Online Fraud Crackdown Recovers £500m Worth Of Credit Cards

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

A major international crackdown on websites selling credit card details has seen several top websites taken offline by organised crime police. More...

Newspaper Exec Advised Policemen On Becoming Yard commissioner, Leveson Hears

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK

Former News of the World executive Neil Wallis advised two former senior policemen on how to get the job of Scotland Yard commissioner, the Leveson In...

Neil Wallis Gives Second Round Of Evidence To Leveson Inquiry

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

Former News of the World executive editor Neil Wallis has defended his "symbiotic" relationships to senior Metropolitan police officers as just "how j...

'Sensationalist' Media Hindered Suffolk Strangler Probe

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

Former Suffolk chief detective Stewart Gull, who led the hunt for the 2006 'Suffolk Strangler' who killed five prostitutes near Ipswich, told the Leve...

NotW 'Jeopardised' Prostitute Murder Inquiry, Leveson Hears

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK

The News of the World "jeopardised" a police inquiry into a spate of murders in Ipswich, a former senior police officer has alleged. David Harrison...

Drugs Case Man To Lose £2m Home

PA | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

A businessman cleared last year of involvement in a cocaine-smuggling ring is set to lose his £2 million home after a High Court judge ruled today th...

New Regional Hubs To Bolster Fight Against E-Crime

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK

Three new regional 'hubs' have been created to help fight cyber crime in the Humber, Northwest and East Midlands areas, it was announced on Wednesday....

Teenagers 'Hacked Into Organised Crime Agency Website', Court Hears

PA | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The case of two teenagers accused of hacking into websites including that of the UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency has been hea...