Press Releases

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

Tue 27th, Oct

Man jailed for smuggling contraband

A man has been sentenced to three months in jail for attempting to smuggle items into a prison in Norwich.

Fri 23rd, Oct

Businesses warned against possible telephone scam

Businesses and individuals are being warned of a suspected telephone scam operating in the eastern region.

Thu 22nd, Oct

A drug dealer has had £10,000 taken off him

A drug dealer has had £10,000 taken off him after a court ruled it was the proceeds of his criminality.

Wed 21st, Oct

Cyber criminals can strike from anywhere in the world, but their attacks are always personal

Fraudsters can personally target individuals and businesses via data they can access online – such as your email address, phone number or social network page.

Tue 20th, Oct

Four charged with ATM ram raid

Four men are due to appear in court today (Tuesday 20.10.15) charged with an ATM ram raid at a Lincolnshire store.

Fri 09th, Oct

Drug dealer ordered to hand over Mercedes

A drug dealer has had his Mercedes taken off him following a successful application at court.

Tue 06th, Oct

Organised criminals locked up for 1,000 years

Organised criminals including drug traffickers, ram raiders and fraudsters across the region have been jailed for a total of 1,000 years by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit.

Fri 02nd, Oct

Drugs gang jailed for 74 years

Fourteen members of a drugs gang who supplied cocaine and ecstasy across London and East Anglia have been jailed for a total of 74 years and four months.

Thu 10th, Sep

ACE team recovers more than £500k from criminals

A regional team has recovered more than £500,000 from criminals in the past five months

Fri 04th, Sep

Operation Vivarium closes in on Lizard Group hack tool users

The final sting in the tail of a national operation to crack down on cyber criminals has resulted in wayward web-surfers being warned about their actions.