Press Releases

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

Mon 01st, Feb

More than £240k seized by ERSOU

Confiscation orders totalling more than £240,000 have been secured by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU

Tue 26th, Jan

ERSOU: Tens of thousands seized under Proceeds of Crime Act

More than £82,000 of cash uncovered during a search of a property has been seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA).

Tue 26th, Jan

Drugs gang jailed for more than 50 years

Ten members of a drugs gang which flooded the eastern region with crack and heroin have been jailed for a combined total of more than 50 years.

Fri 22nd, Jan

ACE team recovers more than £1m from criminals

Criminals across the region have been stripped of more than £1m thanks to a specialist financial unit.

Tue 19th, Jan

Man jailed after being caught with £64k in Porsche

A man who was caught with £64,000 cash in his car has been jailed.

Thu 07th, Jan

Last man found guilty in crash for cash scheme

A man who was part of a “crash for cash” scheme which conned insurance companies out of more than £120,000 has today (Wednesday 7.1.16) been found guilty of conspiracy to defraud.

Mon 21st, Dec

Knife store ordered to change way it markets weapons

An online knife store in Leighton Buzzard has been ordered to not advertise weapons as ‘suitable for combat’ following an application by Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

Fri 18th, Dec

Two jailed for multi-million pound cyber fraud

Two men who were involved in a large scale cyber fraud which saw more than 900 victims conned out of a total of £2.6m have been jailed.

Thu 03rd, Dec

Seven men charged by ERSOU for conspiring to supply amphetamine

Seven men from London, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire have been charged with conspiring to supply amphetamine across the region.

Wed 02nd, Dec

Man charged in connection with £120,000 antiques theft

Officers from the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) have charged a 55-year-old man in connection with the theft of around £120,000 worth of antiques.