Press Releases

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

Fri 29th, Apr

Man sentenced after £5 million found in van travelling down M1

A man who was caught driving down the M1 in possession of cocaine with a street value of over five million pounds in the back of his van has today (Friday) been jailed for 16 years

Wed 20th, Apr

Luton woman has £6k seized

Almost £6,000 in cash was seized from a Luton woman last week after a court found no legitimate origin for such a considerable amount of money.

Mon 18th, Apr

Two men charged in Norfolk business fraud investigation

Two independent financial advisors from Norfolk have been charged with a total of 14 fraud offences by officers from the Eastern Region Specialist Operations Unit (ERSOU).

Tue 05th, Apr

Drug gang leader ordered to pay back proceeds of crime

A man who used the profits of his drugs business to travel the world has had a confiscation order made against him for half a million pounds

Fri 04th, Mar

Spanish property investment scammer ordered to pay back £100k

A woman who stole more than £2.5m in a bogus Spanish property investment scheme has been ordered to pay back more than £100,000.

Fri 12th, Feb

Don’t be fooled by fraudsters this Valentine’s Day

Bedfordshire Police and the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) are reminding people of the perils of cybercrime as Valentine’s Day (Sunday 14 February) approaches.

Thu 11th, Feb

Woman jailed after trying to smuggle drugs into Norwich Prison

A 26-year-old woman has been jailed for six months after trying to smuggle drugs into Norwich Prison.

Wed 10th, Feb

Bedfordshire Police and ERSOU support cyber schools challenge

Budding IT whizzes are being asked to put their skills to the test as part of a multi-agency competition to harvest computing talent in Bedfordshire.

Fri 05th, Feb

ERSOU strike again to seize more money from Cambridgeshire criminals

Two men from Cambridgeshire have been ordered to pay back more than £300,000 after financial investigations into their fraudulent activities.

Tue 02nd, Feb

Cyber fraudster ordered to pay back £100k

A cyber fraudster has been ordered to pay back £100,000 or face even longer behind bars.