Latest News

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Tue 25th, Sep

Five men jailed for 36 years for running two county drugs lines in Cambridgeshire

Five men who sold drugs in Cambridgeshire via two ‘county lines’ have been jailed for more than 36 years.

Mon 17th, Sep

Convicted criminal from Peterborough ordered to pay back crime profits

Nerijus Ilgavyzis from Peterborough, currently in prison for money laundering and drug dealing, has been ordered to pay back more than £137,000

Fri 14th, Sep

More than £200,000 of recovered cash linked to criminal activity

ERSOU continues to lead the way in the use of new Proceeds of Crime Act legislation, which allows the freezing and forfeiture of money held in UK bank accounts, believed to be linked to criminal activity.

Thu 13th, Sep

ERSOU seizes £150,000 in latest use of financial powers to tackle organised crime

The Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) has made use of landmark new powers to seize around £150,000 as part of an investigation into organised crime.

Fri 07th, Sep

Multi-agency modern day slavery operation takes place in Cambridgeshire

Eight potential modern day slavery victims have been safeguarded after a multi-agency operation was carried out in Cambridgeshire today (Friday 7 September).

Thu 06th, Sep

Car sales fraudster ordered to pay back money

A fraudster from Norfolk has been ordered to pay back almost £40,000 to his former employers.

Mon 03rd, Sep

Further people charged in relation to Kent human trafficking investigation

A further two people have been charged in connection with a human trafficking investigation being carried out by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) in Kent.

Thu 30th, Aug

Drug dealer ordered to pay back almost £20,000

A convicted drug dealer has been ordered to pay back an additional £19,400, or face a further nine months in prison.

Thu 21st, Jun

Two arrested and thousands of illicit cigarettes seized after warrants across Ipswich and Colchester

Tens of thousands of what are believed to be illicit cigarettes were seized yesterday (Wednesday) after police executed a number of warrants across Ipswich and Colchester.

Wed 20th, Jun

Man ordered to forfeit almost £117,000 following introduction of new legislation

A man from Ipswich has been made subject to what is believed to be the country’s first ever account forfeiture order, after new legislation was introduced earlier this year.