Saturday, May 18, 2024

National Crime Agency strikes gold at Heathrow

The National Crime Agency has seized gold worth £4 million as part of an international investigation into a suspected South American drugs cartel. The shipment was detained at Heathrow Airport on 1 June by officers from Border Force, acting on intelligence from the NCA. It arrived in the Cayman Islands on a private jet from […]

Heathrow and IAG team-up to raise awareness of illegal wildlife trade

Heathrow Airport and IAG Cargo have teamed-up to celebrate World Elephant Day and help stomp out illegal trade of wildlife. The UK hub has created and installed a pop-up interactive display at the airport’s Terminal 5 today, which will be run in partnership with Border Force and IAG Cargo. It will support United for Wildlife’s ‘United for […]

11 arrested in Heathrow drug smuggling investigation

National Crime Agency (NCA) officers have arrested 11 people in connection with a major investigation into airport workers suspected of smuggling drugs through Heathrow Airport. 10 men and one woman aged between 24 and 60, including three airport baggage handlers, were detained following a series of raids by 125 NCA investigators assisted by officers from […]