Rapes linked to online dating up by more than 450% in five years – The Independent

Posted February 8th, 2016 in internet, national crime agency, news, rape, sexual offences, statistics by tracey

‘The number of rape allegations linked to online dating websites has increased sixfold in five years, according to Britain’s leading crime-fighting body.’

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The Independent, 8th February 2016

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NCA internal inquiry ‘will not undermine earlier cases’ – the Guardian

Posted November 30th, 2015 in national crime agency, news, search & seizure, warrants by sally

‘The National Crime Agency claims there is little prospect of completed cases being quashed despite having to launch a review into its use of warrants and production orders following the collapse of major trials.’

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The Guardian, 27th November 2015

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National Crime Agency reviews warrants after major trials collapse – The Guardian

‘The National Crime Agency (NCA) has launched an internal inquiry into its use of warrants and production orders following the collapse of major trials, amid warnings that other cases could be in jeopardy.’

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The Guardian, 27th November 2015

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Stephen Lawrence: new criminal inquiry into claims police shielded killers – The Guardian

Posted October 19th, 2015 in corruption, inquiries, murder, national crime agency, news, police, racism by sally

‘A new investigation has begun into allegations that corruption in the Metropolitan police shielded the murderers of Stephen Lawrence, the Guardian has learned.’

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The Guardian, 16th October 2015

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UK sets up international anti-corruption agency – OUT-LAW.com

Posted August 14th, 2015 in corruption, international relations, national crime agency, news by tracey

‘A new anti-corruption unit is being set up in the UK, under the direction of the National Crime Agency.’

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OUT-LAW.com., 13th August 2015

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Foreign criminals drive up house prices by laundering money into property – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 29th, 2015 in money laundering, national crime agency, news by sally

‘Foreign criminals are laundering billions of pounds by purchasing expensive properties – pushing up house prices, the National Crime Agency has said.’
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Daily Telegraph, 24th July 2015

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Second annual report of the National Crime Agency (NCA) – Home Office

Posted July 14th, 2015 in national crime agency, reports by tracey

‘This is the second annual report of the National Crime Agency (NCA). It reports on the exercise of the NCA’s statutory functions for 2014 to 2015, its first full operational year.’

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Home Office, 13th July 2015

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NCA slammed as ‘ignorant’ and ‘ill-informed’ by High Court judge after agency used unlawful search warrants – The Independent

Posted May 14th, 2015 in investigatory powers, national crime agency, news, warrants by tracey

‘The National Crime Agency has been condemned as “incompetent” and “systematically flawed” by a High Court judge – after officers unlawfully used search warrants to plant a surveillance device without warning magistrates.’

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The Independent, 13th May 2015

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Revised framework document for the National Crime Agency – Home Office

Posted May 8th, 2015 in codes of practice, documents, national crime agency, news by tracey

‘This revised framework document replaces the first framework document signed by the Home Secretary and the director general of the National Crime Agency on 15 October 2013.’

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Home Office, 6th May 2015

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National Crime Agency begins Rotherham abuse inquiry – BBC News

‘The National Crime Agency (NCA) has begun an investigation into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.’

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BBC News, 18th December 2014

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‘Dark web’: GCHQ and National Crime Agency join forces in hunt for child abuse – The Guardian

‘David Cameron will place Britain’s GCHQ eavesdropping agency and the National Crime Agency (NCA) at the centre of a fight to eliminate “digital hiding places for child abusers”.’

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The Guardian, 11th December 2014

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Judge criticises National Crime Agency over collapse of fraud trial – The Guardian

‘The National Crime Agency has been labelled “incompetent” by an Old Bailey judge after a series of blunders led to the collapse of a £5m trial.’

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The Guardian, 2nd December 2014

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Theresa May postpones terrorism policing review – BBC News

Posted October 9th, 2014 in national crime agency, news, police, reports, terrorism by sally

‘Home Secretary Theresa May has abandoned plans to review the structure of counter-terrorism policing, because of the increased security threat level.’

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BBC News, 9th October 2014

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NCA suffers Supreme Court defeat on assets recovery marshalling claim – 11 Stone Buildings

“On 23 October 2013, the Supreme Court gave judgment in Szepietowski v. the National Crime Agency (formerly the Serious Organised Crime Agency, ‘SOCA’). The case is now the leading authority on the marshalling of securities and will be of interest to those advising banks and other businesses involved in secured lending. The case, however, will also be of general interest in light of the Court’s consideration of the principles applicable to the construction of settlement agreements which involved the Court distinguishing the decision of the House of Lords in Bank of Credit and Commerce International v. Ali [2002] 1 AC 251.”

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11 Stone Buildings, 23rd October 2013

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Szepietowski (Nee Seery) (Appellant) v The National Crime Agency (Respondent) – Supreme Court

Szepietowski (Nee Seery) (Appellant) v The National Crime Agency (Respondent) [2013] UKSC 65 | UKSC 2011/0196 (YouTube)

Supreme Court, 23rd October 2013

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Home Office launch National Crime Agency – just a rebrand? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted October 11th, 2013 in national crime agency, news by sally

“The NCA began its work this week, just over two years after it was announced. Taking over from SOCA – the Serious Organised Crime Agency – it is the latest incarnation of the body responsible for tackling ‘serious, organised crime’.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 9th October 2013

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Q&A: National Crime Agency – BBC News

“The UK has launched a new National Crime Agency. What is it and what does it do?”

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BBC News, 6th October 2013

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Fighting economic crime in the modern world – Attorney General’s Office

“Solicitor General makes the opening speech of the 31st Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime Originally given at Cambridge.”

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Attorney General’s Office, 2nd September 2013

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Crime and Courts Act 2013 – legislation.gov.uk

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Attorney General: current Government policy on economic crime – Attorney General’s Office

Posted October 6th, 2011 in attorney general, bribery, fraud, national crime agency, speeches by sally

Attorney General: current Government policy on economic crime

Speech by Attorney General Dominic Grieve QC MP

Attorney General’s Office, 5th September 2011

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