North East Regional Special Operations Unit


News / Thu 03rd, Aug

Fraudsters Targeting High Net Worth Individuals

Operation Devonshire Conviction

News / Tue 01st, Aug

A CYBER criminal has been jailed for targeting a number of corporate websites, including that of Durham Constabulary.

Operation Gunnel Sentencing

News / Tue 01st, Aug

A husband and wife from Scotland have been sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court after admitting their involvement in Fraud and Money Laundering Offences.

Operation Thistle Arrests

News / Wed 28th, Jun

On 27/06/2017 a 37 year old man and 35 year old woman were arrested on suspicion of fraud by NERSOU Officers. This type of fraud concerns computer software service fraud.

South Shields Men Jailed For Courier Fraud

News / Fri 09th, Jun

Appearing at Newcastle Crown Court on Friday 9th June 2017 Two South Tyneside men have been jailed for the courier frauds that saw them claim to be police to con elderly people out of cash.


News / Mon 22nd, May

Today (22/05/2017), Jamie Malloy, 27, of Swan Street, Monkwearmouth was sentenced to 6 years 4 months imprisonment after admitting conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Paul DIXON admits cyber attacks

News / Wed 05th, Apr

Paul Dixon, 23, of the Avenue, Seaham, pleaded guilty at Newcastle Crown Court to five offences under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 on the day his trial was due to start today.

Revealed: The drug dealing gang who brought millions of pounds of cocaine to Sunderland

News / Wed 15th, Mar

Following a protracted covert investigation by officer’s from NERSOU a gang of drugs dealers who brought cocaine worth millions of pounds to Wearside have been jailed for a total of more than 54 years.

Stephen Lawrence suspect Neil Acourt jailed over £4m drug plot

News / Fri 24th, Feb

Through a joint operation between the NERSOU and the Metropolitan Police Service, a man who was previously a suspect in the Stephen Lawrence murder case has been jailed for more than six years over a £4m drugs plot.

Operation Chorus Sentence

News / Mon 30th, Jan

Three men have today been sentenced for fraud offences after targeting vulnerable people across the North East.

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