Latest News

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Tue 17th, Oct

Hatfield fraudster ordered to repay nearly £160,000 to victims

A convicted fraudster from Hatfield has been ordered to repay almost £160,000 following a ruling under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Fri 13th, Oct

Woman jailed for fraud offences

A woman from Devon has been sentenced to 15 months in prison this week after been found guilty of fraud by false representation and possession of articles for the use in fraud.

Thu 21st, Sep

Thieving antique dealer ordered to pay back almost £10,000

An antique dealer who stole valuable jewellery from an elderly lady in Norfolk has been ordered to forfeit almost £10,000.

Mon 11th, Sep

Norfolk man ordered to pay back over £40,000

A man from Norfolk who was jailed for his involvement in running a Cannabis factory has been ordered to pay back over £40,000 after an investigation by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

Thu 17th, Aug

Woman who defrauded employers ordered to pay back more than £700,000

A woman who defrauded her employers of more than £1.7 million has been ordered to repay in excess of £700,000 of her remaining gains following an investigation by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

Thu 17th, Aug

Five men sentenced to 83 years for firearms conspiracy

Five Luton men have been sentenced to a combined total of more than 83 years behind bars for their roles in conspiring to import and distribute firearms into the UK, following an investigation by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

Mon 07th, Aug

Cambridge man sentenced after conspiring to import Smith and Wesson into UK

A man has been sentenced to a hospital order after conspiring to import a firearm into the United Kingdom.

Tue 01st, Aug

Money launderer ordered to pay back hundreds of thousands of pounds

A money launderer serving a jail sentence has since been ordered to pay back more than a third of a million pounds of illegal gains following work by the Eastern Region’s economic investigators.

Tue 18th, Jul

Five Luton men convicted for firearms conspiracy

Five Luton men have been convicted for their roles in conspiring to import and distribute firearms into the UK following an investigation by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

Tue 16th, May

Ransomware Advice

Protect officers within the Eastern Region have been asked by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to broadcast the latest advice regarding how you can protect yourself from the worldwide RANSOMWARE attack seen last Friday 12th May 2017.