Organisation: National Crime Agency (UK)

UK charges Nigerian ex-oil minister with receipt of bribes

Prosecutors in the UK have charged Nigeria’s former minister for petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, for allegedly accepting cash, luxury holidays and private school fees in return for multi-million-pound oil and gas contracts.

22 August 2023

UK charges pair with seeking bribes from UK gemstones company

The chief of staff to the president of Madagascar and a French associate have been charged with allegedly seeking bribes from a UK mining company to obtain mining licenses in the African nation.

14 August 2023

NCA admits Fridman raid was unlawful

A London court has heard that the National Crime Agency acted unlawfully when more than 50 officers executed a search warrant at the London home of sanctioned Russian-Israeli businessman Mikhail Fridman in December.

27 July 2023

CPS official praises international cooperation methods

GIR sat down with Debbie Price, the deputy head of the proceeds of crime division at the Crown Prosecution Service, to discuss her role in helping law enforcement agencies at home and abroad retrieve ill-gotten gains from criminals.

07 July 2023

Businessman loses UK anonymity battle over Azerbaijan Laundromat findings

A businessman who claims he made his fortune selling tobacco in Azerbaijan has lost a legal battle to stop reporting on his ties to asset forfeiture proceedings brought by the National Crime Agency.

16 May 2023

NCA narrows investigation into sanctioned oligarch: FT

04 April 2023

UK government promises more resources to tackle economic crime under new plan

The home secretary on Thursday said the UK will focus on reducing money laundering and seizing more criminal assets, combating kleptocracy and driving down sanctions evasion, and cutting fraud.

30 March 2023

FCA announces next enforcement leaders

The UK’s financial regulator also revealed plans to streamline its legal function and shift the responsibility for international matters away from the enforcement division.

23 March 2023

NCA eyes supply chain investigations

A London court has laid out a roadmap for law enforcement agencies to hold businesses in the UK responsible for crimes that occur in their overseas supply chains, lawyers say.

03 February 2023

UK law enforcement looks to “squeeze” out sanctions evasion enablers

A senior official at the National Crime Agency said his agency is ramping up pressure on businesses and individuals that are aiding Russian sanctions evasion.

31 January 2023

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