Five men have admitted being part of a network responsible for laundering at least £16 million pounds stolen by international cyber criminals, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency. Four pleaded guilty in June, while the fifth pleaded guilty yesterday.
Iurie Mereacre, a 37-year-old …Continue
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Three Albanian men have been sentenced to prison this week after pleading guilty to conspiring to supply cocaine and conspiring to launder over £170,000. 23-year-old Algert Lami (top, left), 20-year-old Roland Vasija (top,…Continue
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It’s a drug case that has all the ingredients of a James Bond movie. An alleged international drug lord known as the Sultan was arrested at his London home on Friday, following investigations by the National Crime Agency and US Drug Enforcement Administration (…Continue
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Eight heroin traffickers from Birmingham in the United Kingdom were jailed for a combined 139 years yesterday following a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation. The group conspired to import heroin worth up to £10 million…Continue
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It’s always nice to see the older generation pass on its wisdom to the youngsters out there. Except when that wisdom pertains to trafficking drugs. Yet that’s exactly what 62-year-old Patrick Maloney did, running a crew of young dealers that bragged to clients they could deliver drugs anywhere “within 30 minutes of central London and…Continue
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Albanian gangsters have established a high-profile influence within the underworld in Great Britain, controlling much of the country’s drug trafficking market, particularly cocaine, according to a new report by the National Crime Agency. Albanian organized crime gangs have also upped their presence in the Netherlands,…Continue
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Albanian drug traffickers Artan Markaj (23) and Marsela Kreka (30) were sentenced to 6 years 9 months and 8 years respectively on Monday. They were jailed as the result of a National Crime Agency investigation in which 5.5 kilogram of high-purity cocaine was taken off the streets.
Officers caught the duo…Continue
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A convicted armed robber has been sent back to prison after being found guilty of importing two firearms and fifty rounds of 9mm ammunition from the United States. 45-year-old Jason Nicholas was sentenced to 12 years behind bars on June 23.
Police got on his trail in February 2015, after Border Force…Continue
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Four people who used a North London hotel room to conduct their money laundering activities were imprisoned this week for nearly 12 years. The professional operation saw almost £1 million pounds switch hands on the day British police made arrests.
“Money laundering props up organized crime. It helps…Continue
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Albanian drug boss Besnik Sinanaj was on a roll. Still only in his early 30s, he ran one of the hottest phone lines in the United Kingdom. Almost 100,000 calls were made to his London call center by people who, well, they wanted to buy cocaine. And…Continue
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Patrick Adams, a leading figure of the Clerkenwell crime syndicate in London, admitted shooting a suspected informant in the chest. The 60-year-old gangster pleaded guilty Wednesday to “causing grievous bodily harm with intent,” the …Continue
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Grave of KGB lawyer Andris Grutups in Riga, Latvia
By John Christmas
An open secret has been continuing in Latvia ever since the USSR broke up in 1991. The Latvian government is protecting a circle of Kremlin-linked banks catering to non-resident shell-company depositors. Although these…Continue
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It is fitting that the one constant activity in the volatile life of a mobster is and always will be gambling. In a life where any day can be your last, where your best friend might be the one to shoot you in the head, the game of chance has continued…Continue
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The pinnacle of organized crime is laundering your ill-gotten monies into crispy clean dollar bills that are out of reach of law enforcement and the IRS. Nowadays, this is something understood by most crime bosses and drug lords, but back in the 1930s there was just one man who had the vision and smarts to help the…Continue
London has a rich gangland history filled with “proper” villains, as they say. But when it comes to organized crime the scene has been dominated by a select group of families, often brothers. Like the notorious Kray twins and the infamous Adams Family, the Arif clan sent chills down many spines.
By 2004, British media even labeled the…Continue
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Gambling has always been the American Mafia’s “bread and butter.” After controlling illicit gambling across the United States, the mob upped the ante by turning Las Vegas into Sin City, a gambler’s paradise. But in true gambling spirit: It was never enough. In the decades that followed the mob expanded abroad and set up casinos across…Continue
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Move over HBO and The Sopranos, there’s gonna be a new tough guy in TV land. And this one’s coming from the United Kingdom where the BBC has announced it will produce a new series based on the true crime book McMafia.
Just like Misha Glenny’s best-selling book of the same…Continue
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London gangster Patrick Adams (59) was arrested by Dutch police in Amsterdam on Friday. He is now awaiting his extradition back to the United Kingdom where he is wanted in connection with a shooting in London two years ago.
Adams is one of the leading members of what is known as “the A-Team” or Adams Family, one of London’s…Continue
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