Press Releases

Below is a list of press releases that we have issued in relation to ERSOU operations and enforcement activity

Mon 15th, May

Act now and you might save lives

Bedfordshire Police and the Eastern Region Counter Terrorism Intelligence Unit (ECTIU) are calling on the public to share information with their friends and family about how they can help counter terrorism - and potentially ACT to save lives.

Fri 05th, May

ACE Team’s ace results in recovering confiscated criminal gains

Latest data from the regional team committed to recovering the ill-gotten gains of criminals reveals more than £600,000 of confiscated funds was clawed back from offenders in the last financial year.

Tue 25th, Apr

Student sentenced to two years for mass cyber attacks

A student has been jailed for two years after admitting creating an internationally-used cybercrime tool from the comfort of his own bedroom.

Fri 24th, Mar

Nine charged with conspiring to supply Class A drugs following warrants

A total of nine people have been charged with drugs offences following a series of warrants carried at the High Town area of Luton yesterday (Thursday 23.3.17).

Thu 23rd, Mar

Eight arrested following High Town drug raids

Warrants have been carried out at 10 addresses in the High Town area of Luton this morning (Thursday) as part of an ongoing investigation into the supply of Class A drugs in the area.

Fri 24th, Feb

Man jailed for ‘cash claw’ theft conspiracy

A man has been jailed and had thousands of pounds worth of criminal assets seized following a joint operation.

Thu 19th, Jan

Three arrested following operation at Norwich Prison

Three people have been arrested following a successful operation at Norwich prison

Tue 03rd, Jan

Man jailed for fraud offences

A former Norfolk police officer has been jailed for four and a half years after he conned business associates and the tax man out of more than £1 million.

Tue 06th, Dec

Court takes action on cashpoint gang

A court has ordered the confiscation of more than £28,000 from a gang member who was jailed last year for his part in a series of cash point raids across the Eastern region.

Fri 02nd, Dec

Four men arrested in Luton following immigration crime warrants

Four Albanian men suspected to be involved in the smuggling of people into the UK as part of an international organised crime group have been arrested by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).