On Friday 15th June 2018, 2 males from Blackpool were jailed for 8 years 9 months for their involvement in conspiracy to commit fraud, the males jointly carried out credit card fraud valued in excess of £140,000.00.
NERSOU is currently investigating a Fraud Vishing Scam and has produced a flyer to warn members of the public regarding this scam
Hackers as young as 12 have been summoned to a pioneering cyber boot camp to ensure they end up on the right side of the law.
On Monday 15th January 2018 4 males from Liverpool have been jailed for in excess of 10 years for their involvement in organised thefts from delivery lorries during which cigarettes and cash to a value in excess of £70,000 was stolen.
A gang of drug dealers who were found with more than £2.6 million of cocaine and heroin and nearly £400,000 in cash have been jailed for a total of 52 years years.
Arrests by a NERSOU led investigation into fraud offences carried out by an organised team of rogue traders / bogus officials specifically targeting elderly and vulnerable victims
NERSOU provided significant support for Operation Archer, a Northumbria Police led covert investigation targeting drug dealers supplying Psychoactive Substances (street name SPICE) within Newcastle City Centre.
Four men were sentenced on 20th October at Newcastle Crown Court for their part in offences investigated as part of Operation Gunnel.
A number of residents from the Newcastle and Stanley areas were today sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court for Fraud and Money Laundering offences committed during 2014.
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