A crime network responsible for importing more than 50 tonnes of cannabis and cocaine into the UK over the past 15 years has been dismantled by the Serious Organised Crime Agency. The five-year investigation involved:
- 16 UK police forces
- Six foreign law enforcement agencies
- The Prison Service
- The Crown Prosecution Service Organised Crime Division
During the course of the investigation there were drug and cash seizures throughout the UK, as well as in Spain and South America.
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