Press Releases

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

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).

Wed 30th, Nov

Cyber-criminal ordered to pay cash after admitting stealing passwords to commit fraud

A man who harvested thousands of usernames and passwords in order to commit fraud online has been sentenced after pleading guilty to a series of cyber offences at Chelmsford Crown Court.

Thu 17th, Nov

Family-based drugs chain sentenced in cannabis conspiracy

clandestine clan who conspired in the supply of cannabis has been sentenced after a complex operation by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

Fri 26th, Aug

Man jailed after shotgun found in car

A man who was caught with a shotgun for a second time has been jailed for seven years.

Mon 22nd, Aug

Cyber scammer convicted of money laundering offences

A complex investigation by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit has uncovered a cyber fraud which resulted in $50,000 being laundered from a US company