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Police seized £54million in cash and the National Crime Agency said the operation targeting Encrochat had "undoubtedly" prevented murders.
During today's daily coronavirus briefing, Priti Patel said overall crime has decreased during lockdown but warned criminals exploiting situation that law enforcement is “onto you”.
Zamira Hajiyeva has lost a Court of Appeal challenge against the UK’s first unexplained wealth order.
Police have seized a UK-record haul of heroin worth more than £120m at the Port of Felixstowe in Suffolk. Around 1.3m tonnes of the class-A drug was hidden in boxes among towels and bathrobes on board a shipping container.
The haul weighed nearly 1.3 tonnes and is the largest ever seizure of the Class A drug in the UK.
Heroin Worth £40 Million Has Been Found In A Felixstowe Shipping Container, Hidden Under Bath Towels
It is believed to be one the UK's largest ever drugs seizures.
Robert Keogh, 37, of Dublin, is to appear at Margate Magistrates’ Court on Monday charged with illegally importing firearms.
He was sentenced to three years and six months.
38 men and two women were questioned following allegations made by 13 people.
He will appear at crown court later this month.