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...

Man convicted for child sex offences – Reading

A 28-year-old man has been convicted for child sex offences following an investigation by Thames Valley Police’s Paedophile Online Investigation Team (POLIT) and South East Regional Crime Unit (SEROCU). Shahmaan Ahmed, of Roman Road, London was found guilty by a jury at Reading Crown Court on Wednesday (3/2) of four counts of arranging or...

Man charged with drug importation – Southampton/Wales

A second man has been charged, following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU), working alongside Hampshire Constabulary, Gwent Constabulary, Border Force and the National Crime Agency, with drug importation offences. Medi Cenmurati, aged 27, of Fenner Brockway Close, Newport, Wales was arrested on Tuesday (22/12) and was charged on...

Two men from London charged with drug offences

Specialist officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU), yesterday (22/12) charged two men with drugs offences following an investigation. The men were charged with the following: Hardev Thind, aged 46 of Heston Avenue, Hounslow was charged with one count of conspiracy to supply class A drugs namely heroin and cocaine; Edwin...

Man jailed for attempted child sexual offence – Guildford

A man has been jailed for attempting to commit child sex offences following an investigation by the South East Regional Crime Unit (SEROCU). Millan Rajasooriar, aged 34 of Hampton Road, Worcester Park, London pleaded guilty at Guildford Crown Court on 26 October to one count of attempting sexual communication with a child and one...

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...