Covid-19 Pandemic – Fraud & Cybercrime

The public are being urged to follow online safety advice as evidence emerges that criminals are exploiting the Coronavirus online.  Experts from the National Cyber Security Centre have revealed a range of attacks being perpetrated online as cyber criminals seek to exploit COVID-19. Techniques seen since the start of the year include bogus emails...

Appeal to trace wanted man – West Sussex

The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) needs your help to find a man wanted in connection with attempts to get mobile phones into a West Sussex prison. Nicholas Camilleri, aged 37 of no fixed abode is wanted in connection with offences which happened between the 14 and 17 July 2017 and 31...

Three charged following series of raids in Slough

Specialist officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU), on Tuesday (3/11) charged three men with various drugs and money laundering offences following a series of warrants in Slough and London. The men were charged with the following: Billy Cleaver, aged 25 of Maldon Road, Wallington was charged with one count of...

One arrested and large amount of cash, suspected drugs and imitation firearms seized as part of ‘prison crime’ day of action in London

A man has been arrested following joint operational work coordinated by the South East Regional Prisons Intelligence Team (SERPIT) involving Her Majesty’s Prisons and Probation Service’s (HMPPS) Serious and Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), and Metropolitan Police Service’s Prison Intelligence, Trident and local policing teams. On Thursday (29/10) the police teams conducted multiple searches of...

SEROCU work safeguards over 180 children from potential abuse

A specialist police unit tackling child abuse and exploitation across the south east has helped safeguard 181 at-risk children in the last 12 months. The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) manages the threat of child sexual exploitation and cybercrime – among other crime – across the region and works closely alongside police...