(LONDON) Isleworth Court Report: Three men have been jailed for a combined 40 years, after being found guilty of plotting a £4.5 million drug smuggling venture #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Dec.01: Operation Venetic & EncroChat Covert operation has by National Crime Agency has uncovered a drug smuggling operation leading to the jailing for combined 40yrs of three smugglers #AceDailyNews NCA Operation Venetic/EncroChat Report: After conducting a covert investigation into the activities of Mark Youell, 64, from Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, conspired along with Alfred Rumbold, […]

(LONDON) Basildon Crown Court Report: Two members of an organised crime group selling cocaine in Essex have been jailed for 18 years #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Dec.01: On 19 November, Russo and Tilbury pleaded guilty to drug offences at Basildon Crown Court. #AceDailyNews Operation #Venetic Court Report: An organised crime group has been jailed for #Encrochat cocaine plan: Scott Russo and Jack Tilbury, both from Essex, were arrested in December last year after an investigation by the joint National […]

(LONDON) Isleworth Crown Court Report: Three men who plotted to use a removal firm as a front for their drug smuggling operation have been convicted following a National Crime Agency investigation #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Nov.23: However, they were unaware that they were the subjects of a covert investigation by the NCA, with officers tracing their movements and recording their conversations. #AceDailyNews NCA Venetic Court Report: Officers break firm using #EncroChat after a trio were planning to use Trio removal firm as cover for lockdown drug smuggling enterprise: […]

(GRT MANCHESTER) GM Police Report: Detectives are investigating the use of an encrypted network used by serious and organised crime groups have made their 200th arrest since the launch of the operation less than 18 months ago #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Nov.18: In Greater Manchester it’s seen dozens of detectives across our Serious and Organised Crime Group (SOCG) and each of the 10 districts lead numerous investigations into hundreds of high-level suspects…. #AceDailyNews Operation #Venetic UPDATE Report: A nationwide crackdown led by the National Crime Agency (NCA) into the communications platform #EncroChat – is […]

(LIVERPOOL,U.K.) Magistrates Court Report: Two men have been charged as part of a drugs investigation by the Merseyside Organised Crime Partnership #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Nov.12: The suspects and two other people were arrested on Tuesday night at four addresses in Wavertree and Knotty Ash, in Liverpool, and Wallasey, the Wirral, as part of an investigation into the supply of cocaine, heroin and cannabis. #AceDailyNews Court Report: #OperationVenetic: Two charged in specialist organised crime team drugs investigation The […]

(GRT MANCHESTER) City Crown Court Report: A Manchester man who used the encrypted phone network #EncroChat to import cocaine worth £1.6m has pleaded guilty on Tuesday #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Nov.11: The NCA investigation found that the device Abdullah had thrown against the wall was crucial, as it was the EncroChat phone he used to arrange the shipment under his Encro handle ‘Tenderpasta’ #AceDailyNews Court Report: Operation Venetic: Drug smuggler convicted over 20 kilo cocaine seizure: Ibraheem Abdullah, 38, was arrested by NCA […]

(LIVERPOOL, U.K.) Merseyside Police Report: Officers have charged a Kirkby man with drugs and firearms offences following an arrest on Monday, 25 October #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Oct.29: 34-year-old John Wayne Cass of William Roberts Avenue, Westvale has now been charged with possession of criminal property; conspiracy to supply cocaine; conspiracy to supply cannabis; and possession of a firearm….. #AceDailyNews reports on Op.Venetic Report: EncroChat Investigation UPDATE: Kirkby man charged with drugs and firearms offences: At around 9pm, officers on […]

(LONDON) NCA REPORT: Officers have arrested two men as part of a drugs and money laundering investigation which led to the seizure of more than £1.6m last year #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Oct.19: The suspects – aged 58 and 51 – were arrested yesterday respectively in Wilmcote, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Reddicap Heath, Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham: NCA officers searched a number of business premises across Birmingham in connection with the investigation which emerged from Operation Venetic, the UK’s law enforcement response to the take down of […]

(GRT MANCHESTER) GM POLICE REPORT: At around 5.30am today (Tuesday 12 October) officers from ‘Oldham Challenger Team’ executed three warrants at addresses across Newton Heath and Failsworth #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Oct.13: The warrants formed part of an ongoing investigation into the supply of class A drugs across Greater Manchester, as well as the criminal use of the encrypted communications platform Encrochat, often used by organised criminal groups…… #AceDailyNews reports GM Police officers of ‘Oldham Challenger Team’ seized approx 13kg of drugs following early […]

(SPAIN) NCA REPORT: A man wanted by the for his suspected links to firearms and drug supply in the North West has been arrested on Thursday #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Oct.09: After his no show at Leeds Magistrates Court, the NCA issued a public appeal and an international warrant for his arrest: Last Thursday [30 September 2021], with the support of the Spanish National Police, he was located and arrested in Madrid, Spain: #AceDailyNews Update report: Operation Venetic: Leeds man wanted by the […]

(LIVERPOOL, U.K) Merseyside Police Report: A St Helens man has been jailed for nine years, nine months after admitting supplying Class A and B drugs #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Sept.01: Liam Garvey, 28 years, of The Boulevard, Thatto Heath was arrested as part of Operation Venetic and charged with conspiring to supply a Class A drug (cocaine), two counts of conspiring to supply Class B drugs (cannabis and ketamine), one of conspiracy to produce a Class B drug (cannabis), and possession of […]

(LIVERPOOL, U.K.) Operation Venetic Report: Police charge a man from GRT Manchester with drug offences and issue details of other people they want to question in connection with their investigation #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Aug.28: Anthony Wilson, 41, of Lentworth Drive, Worsley, Greater Manchester, has been charged with Conspiracy to supply cocaine, heroin and cannabis: He was remanded to appear at Wirral Magistrates Court this morning, Friday 27th August: The charge comes as part of the Merseyside Police response to Operation Venetic: a national investigation into the […]

(LONDON) Court Report: NCA & MET Police Organised Crime Partnership (OCP) Investigation leads to a drug supplier who used encrypted messaging service #Encrochat to sell cocaine being sentenced to 10 years in prison #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Aug.23: Sleekyak boasted that they were able to facilitate the sale of 10 to 20kg of the drug per week, and also discussed the laundering of £37,000…. #AceDailyNews reports that a drug dealer was busted by birthday blunder Under Operation Venetic – the UK law enforcement response to the takedown of the #EncroChat […]

(LIVERPOOL, U.K.) Court Report: A 34-year-old man has become the latest in Merseyside to be jailed as part of Operation Venetic – an international operation targeting criminals who used a mobile encryption service to try to evade detection #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Aug.18: Mathew Badibango, of Manorwood Drive, Whiston, was jailed for twelve years at Liverpool Crown Court today (Monday 16 August) after pleading guilty to being concerned in the supply of Class A and B drugs. #AceDailyNews reports on update for Operation #Venetic: Whiston man has been jailed for 12 years for drug offences […]

(LONDON) NCA REPORT: Operation #Venetic Supported by PSNI arrested a man Friday morning at Brookfield Avenue, Banbridge for importing Class A drugs through HSI N.I Haulage firm links #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – Aug.03: It is suspected that the man may have played a role in importing class A drugs into the UK from mainland Europe, through his position at a haulage firm based in Armagh. #AceDailyNews reports that a Northern Ireland man has been arrested as part of NCA investigation after obtaining evidence from Operation […]

(LONDON) NCA AMBER ALERT REPORT: Issues an alert to furloughed port and airport workers warning they may be vulnerable to organised crime groups seeking to exploit the #COVID19 crisis #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – July.27: The warning has been issued to companies at the border, including port and airport operators, contractors, couriers and freight operators, as their furloughed staff return to work following the easing of #COVID19 restrictions. #AceDailyNews reports that NCA warns furloughed port and airport workers could be exploited by organised criminal groups and as […]

(LONDON) Woolwich Crown Court Report: A woman from Kent who headed up a crime group that supplied over half a tonne of cocaine and laundered millions of pounds in illicit cash has been jailed for 15 years #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – July.27: Investigators from the OCP – a joint National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police Service Unit – had been watching the group as they conducted multiple drugs and cash handovers in Gravesend, Kent, in the week prior to their arrests. #AceDailyNews reports on the Venetic Investigation: Kent woman headed up family-run multi-million cocaine […]

(LIVERPOOL, U.K.) Merseyside Police Report: On Thursday (15 July) officers arrested four people and seized around 40kg of suspected cocaine in warrants targeting those involved in drug crime and serious violence as part of Operation Venetic #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – July.16: Officers carried out early morning warrants at six properties in Huyton, and following searches of the addresses quantities of suspected cocaine were seized….. #AceDailyNews reports Operation #Venetic & takedown of #EncroChat that four people have been arrested and suspected cocaine seized in Huyton warrants as follows below: A 23-year-old man from Huyton […]

(BELFAST,N.I.) PSNI Criminal Investigation Branch Report: Detectives have on Wednesday, 7 July arrested a 37 year old man as part of Operation Venetic and supply of drugs #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – July.09: Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Criminal Investigation Branch have today, Wednesday, 7 July arrested a 37 year old man as part of Operation Venetic in the Enniskillen area on suspicion of a number of offences; Including being concerned in the supply of Class A controlled drug and conspiring to […]

(GRT MANCHESTER) GMP Serious & Organised Crime Unit Report: Officers working with other law enforcement agencies have reached a one year milestone on taking down organised crime groups using EncroChat #AceNewsDesk report


#AceNewsReport – July.02: In July 2020, GMP alongside nearly ever law enforcement agency across the UK came together as part of the National Crime Agency led ‘Operation Venetic’ The huge scale operation saw enforcement agencies across the UK join together and share expertise in order to takedown ‘Encrochat’, a highly sophisticated global communication service which […]