Imported gold worth £180,000 successfully forfeited

Gold jewellery worth approximately £180,000 has been forfeited at court, after a man attempted to conceal, and then understate, its value when arriving on a flight into the UK. The items, which included necklaces, cufflinks and bracelets and weighed over 3kg, were initially seized by Border Force officers after a 50-year-old man was stopped...

Suffolk man admits 11 child sex offences

A Suffolk man has pleaded guilty to 11 child sexual offences following an investigation by officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) and Suffolk Constabulary. On Thursday (6/2), Lee Griffin, aged 39, of Raglan Street, Lowestoft, appeared at Ipswich Crown Court and pleaded guilty to:  Four counts of attempting to cause...

London man jailed for child sex offences

A London man has been jailed for child sexual offences, following a SEROCU investigation. Igor Kutsyy, aged 38, of Mill Harbour, Isle of Dogs, was on Friday (13/12) jailed for a total of three years at Guildford Crown Court in Surrey. He had previously been found guilty in October of six charges, comprising: One count...

Four men guilty of drugs conspiracy

Four men from across the south east have been convicted of conspiracy to supply class A drugs, following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU). Following the conclusion of a trial at Guildford Crown Court on Tuesday (10/12), the fourth member of the group was found guilty of one count...

Cyber-crime site selling hacking tool taken down following international operation

A website which sold a hacking tool purchased by cyber criminals in 124 countries and gave full remote control of victims’ computers has been taken down following an international investigation. 14,500 people across the world purchased the Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan (IM RAT) from https://imminentmethods.net for as little as US$25. Once covertly installed...