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Gang 'lynchpin' gets 22-year sentence for trafficking girls

Asemota’s gang targeted teenage girls in remote Nigerian villages


New Cellebrite Analytics Product Family Accelerates Forensics Investigations

Cellebrite’s new UFED Analytics product family delivers a core set of analytic capabilities


Bitcoin – investigating crimes involving virtual currency – one day workshop: 6 December 2016

The day will be led by Kevin Beardsley and Nathan Jessop from international Bitcoin experts Elliptic


Investigating the Dark Web Workshop - 24 May 2016

Best practice in cyber crime investigations


Cell site analysis workshop – an investigators guide, 25 May 2016

How to maximise the investigative potential of cell site and communications data in major crime investigations


Man guilty of Georgina Edmonds murder after fresh DNA clues

The jury of three women and nine men at Winchester Crown Court returned a unanimous verdict


Apple rejects order to unlock gunman's phone

The company had been ordered to help the FBI circumvent security software on Farook's iPhone


'Plebgate' row: Officer cleared of misconduct

A misconduct panel cleared him of breaching policing integrity standards


Cyber hacking: Inside the minds of online criminals workshop

9 March 2016, Millers Hotel, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV13 6LB



The conference culminated in the drafting of the Cheras Declaration


Next generation of Ectocryp Blue released by Airbus Defence and Space meets highest UK data security standards

Ectocryp Blue is an Enterprise-level product developed by UK experts to meet CESG's rigorous standards



Already used by thousands of officers across the world


New hub to fight cyber crime opens

The virtual hub has been established to serve as a central point for collaboration


Man charged following airfield cocaine seizure

Following the seizure the investigation was handed to the National Crime Agency


Beeston rape: Zdenko Turtak handed a 20 year sentence

The 22-year-old fled the UK to his native Slovakia


Voyeur hacked webcams to spy on victims

A forensic examination of Rigo’s computer equipment found a series of images that involved people engaged in sexual acts


FREE TO ATTEND Major Crime workshop

 Best practice in gathering intelligence and analysis using cutting edge investigative software


Successful deployment of Clue update

Feedback from upgraded customers has been extremely positive


Airbus Defence and Space wins cryptographic key management system for RAF A400M airlifters

Airbus Defence and Space announced at DSEi that it has won a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD)


Virtual reality first as Airbus Defence and Space showcases portfolio at DSEI 2015 in London

Airbus Defence and Space has taken the ground-breaking move to create a more compelling customer experience


Crime networks closed down by two-year NCA and police investigation

The sentences handed out to the 20 totalled 136 years


Phone evidence helped snare leaders of multi million pound drug trafficking network

Mobile phone evidence from lower level couriers was key to identifying the network’s organisers and securing their conviction


Andy Coulson cleared of perjury as trial collapses

The case against him collapsed after his defence team successfully argued there was no case to answer


New cyber security head at Airbus Defence and Space unveiled this week

Phil who has previously worked for Thales for 20 years will spearhead the company's cyber security expertise


Airbus Defence and Space to present Keelback Net cyber sensor at the 20th Infosecurity exhibition in London

Airbus Defence and Space, a key player in the cyber security market in Europe


Fraudster and his mother ordered to hand over £multi-million property empire

At conviction, Wayne Stubbs was sentenced to six years imprisonment and his mother, Wendy, was sentenced to three years


US surveillance powers expire as Senate deal fails

The relevant provisions of the Patriot Act lapsed at midnight (04:00 GMT)


Hatton Garden raid: Eight men charged over burglary heist

They have been remanded in custody to appear before Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday


Hitmen bury their feelings for a successful 'hit'

"Moody and the other people in our study show us that when contract killers aren't as successful in switching off their emotions"


Innovation in Forensic Search techniques to locate missing crime victims - Workshop and LIVE demonstrations - 8 July 2015

A one-off opportunity for Investigator subscribers – you won’t find this event elsewhere!


The National Crime Agency has revealed more than three tonnes of cocaine was recovered from a tug last week in the North Sea

If cut and sold in the UK the drugs are believed to have had a likely street value of more than £500m


Investigating Cyber Hacking Workshop - 30 June 2015

Current trends, threats and investigation techniques


Computer Misuse Act Training Workshop - 7 July 2015

Using the Act to prosecute computer/internet-related crime


Next generation forensics for investigators workshop, 2 July 2015, The Hague, Netherlands

It is a one-off opportunity that won’t be repeated


International police operation targets Polymorphic Beebone Botnet

This successful operation shows the importance of law enforcement working together with private industry to fight the global threat


Just setting out to sanitise the net fails countless victims - comment on online child abuse statistics

The report also revealed the growing use of BitCoins in trades for abusive images



The Action Module enables advanced Incident Response for any type of attack


8 April 15 - Today, you are more likely to be mugged online than in the street

Cybercrime is the most under reported, under investigated crime in the UK


2 April 15 - Barack Obama declares cyber threat a National Emergency

"Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities"


2 April 2015 - Six jailed for 30 years for supplying drugs

They were all jailed on Friday 27 March 2015, at Bolton Crown Court


27 March 15 - Man jailed for planning to sexually abuse child

David Friedlander, 63, was arrested in March 2014 after travelling from Manchester to London


27 March 15 - Van driver hid £8m amphetamines in wine bottles

NCA investigators then began to check out his story, searching his flat in St Helens


24 March 15 - Tackling child sexual exploitation is everyone’s responsibility - Norfolk chief constable

The chief constable of Norfolk has said it is everyone’s responsibility to tackle the threat of child sexual exploitation


24 March 15 - The Cyber Investigator magazine - First Issue out NOW

Cyber Investigator is the ONLY dedicated resource to help you achieve this aim


23 March 15 - Airbus Group Innovations awarded £1.4 million cyber protection study by the UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)

16 month study leading towards a deployed Technology Demonstrator


23 March 15 - Cuts in forensics teams damages fight against crime, survey finds

Leicestershire police was found to have 50 scientific services staff against 86 in 2010, while Northumbria was down from 76 to 52


19 March 15 - NCA and Met dismantle 28 tonne cannabis conspiracy

Two men have been jailed over what is believed to be one of the biggest ever conspiracies to smuggle cannabis into the UK


11 March 15 - 57 arrested in nationwide cyber crime strike week

Working with partners in law enforcement, industry and government, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has coordinated an intensive period of UK-wide action


5 March 15 - Most wanted foreign criminals sought by Met Police

The force is appealing for help in finding dangerous criminals who are wanted by au


27 Feb 15 - Three jailed for 30 years for involvement in importation of firearms

Officers from the Trident Gang Command were able to link the three firearms to Alexander Mullings





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