North East Regional Special Operations Unit


News / Wed 07th, Aug

A South Shields man involved in a computer scam has been ordered to pay back over £15,000.

Business Cyber Summary Newsletter

News / Fri 19th, Jul

An introductory newsletter produced by the North East Regional Cyber Crime Unit (NERCCU) has been released. If you would like to receive a copy of the newsletter, please email: [email protected]

OP Repulse - Fraud Investigation

News / Mon 22nd, Oct

A FRAUDSTER whose crimes reached as far as the Middle East has been jailed for 8 years.

Operation Matterhorn

News / Tue 09th, Oct

Sentencing of Paul LUDGATE

Operation Stevenstone - Newcastle Crown Court

News / Fri 24th, Aug

Operation Stevenstone was a Pro-active investigation into the large scale supply and distribution of Controlled Drugs in the North East of England.

First face to face restorative conference

News / Mon 06th, Aug

The North East Regional Cyber Crime Unit under took their first face to face restorative conference today between a cyber offender and representatives of a company who had been the victims of a web site defacement.

Pro-active Operation leads to arrests

News / Mon 06th, Aug

NERSOU provided significant support for Operation Velvet, a Durham Police led covert investigation targeting the supply of controlled drugs, specifically Heroin and Crack Cocaine within Horden and surrounding areas.

Money Mules

News / Wed 01st, Aug

Don’t Be Fooled is a partnership between FFA UK and Cifas. It aims to inform students and young people about the risks of giving out their bank details, and deter them from becoming money mules.


News / Wed 25th, Jul

Cash has been seized following cross-over enquiries by both NERSOU and Cheshire Police into drug trafficking that was believed to be taking place between Organised Crime Groups in each of their areas.

Op SHELL conspirators jailed

News / Thu 05th, Jul

Members of a network behind a cross-country drugs operation which aimed to flood Teesside with heroin and cocaine have been jailed for a total of more than 73 years.

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