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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# National Crime Agency

Last year
2022
# English Channel
British and French police arrest 15 people in connection to English Channel migrant deaths
Twenty-seven people died when the boat they were in sank off the coast of Calais in November.
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# National Crime Agency
Three arrested after 'largest drug seizure ever made' by NCA in Northern Ireland
An estimated 600 kilos of herbal cannabis was discovered among vegetables on a lorry stopped in Co Antrim.
# Human Trafficking
Two Irish men face illegal immigration charge after 10 people found in lorry
The two men were arrested in Dover by UK police.
# National Crime Agency
Senior Kinahan figure arrested at UK airport as part of probe into supply of drugs and firearms to Ireland
Both men are currently being questioned at a police station in Staffordshire.
# Dover
Two arrested on suspicion of arranging English Channel migrant crossings
In December, around 230 people tried to make the 33-kilometre journey from France to Britain.
# arron banks
Criminal investigation opened into top Brexit donor's alleged use of offshore companies
The investigation involves Banks and two companies he is associated with — Better for the Country (BFTC) and campaign group Leave.EU.
# Courts
John Gilligan remanded back into custody over alleged money laundering offences
The gangland criminal was arrested last month as he tried to board a flight at Belfast International Airport.
# Seized
Five men arrested and drugs seized as Defence Forces assist in inter-agency operation at sea
A UK National Crime Agency (NCA) coordinated operation led to the detention of a yacht yesterday evening.
# Birds of Prey
Irish man due in UK court for attempting to smuggle rare bird eggs at Heathrow
Many of the eggs recovered on 26 June have now hatched.
# Arrests
Man hands himself over to police after €80m cocaine seizure in Cork
A 29-year-old from Leeds handed himself in last night.
# Leeds
Fourth man appears in court over cocaine seizure off Irish coast
The man was charged last night by police in the United Kingdom.
# Child Abuse
Doctors, teachers among 660 suspected paedophiles arrested
45 police forces across the UK and Northern Ireland combined to make the arrests.
# Downing Street
Senior aide to David Cameron resigns after being arrested for child porn
Patrick Rock, 62, was arrested a few hours after Downing Street reported the alleged offence.
# Probe
DJ Campbell arrested as part of match-fixing investigation
The Blackburn Rovers striker is one of six people taken into custody by the National Crime Agency in the UK.
# Controversy
Three held over new claims of match-fixing in English football
The probe is understood to involve two ex-Premier League footballers.
# Operation Pallial
Independent Welsh investigation receives 140 allegations of child abuse
Operation Pallial has now been handed over to the National Crime Agency.
# Wales
Investigation into handling of abuse complaints at Welsh care homes
Historic allegations of abuse at care homes in north Wales, allegedly involving a former senior Conservative politician, will be investigated, the British government has said.