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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.

Mon 08th, May

Student sentenced to two years for mass cyber attacks

A student has been jailed for two years after admitting creating an internationally-used cybercrime tool from the comfort of his own bedroom.

Mon 08th, May

ACE Team’s ace results in recovering confiscated criminal gains

Latest data from the regional team committed to recovering the ill-gotten gains of criminals reveals more than £600,000 of confiscated funds was clawed back from offenders in the last financial year.

Thu 23rd, Mar

Nine charged with conspiring to supply Class A drugs following warrants

A total of nine people have been charged with drugs offences following a series of warrants carried at the High Town area of Luton on Thursday 23.3.17