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NCA secures multi-million pound asset portfolio following proceeds of crime investigation

Property worth up to £8.1 million – including a villa in Tenerife, a Range Rover Evoque and 16 addresses in and around Bath in Somerset – have been recovered by the National Crime Agency (NCA) following a civil recovery and tax investigation. Four members of the same...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019
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NCA secures Unexplained Wealth Orders for prime London property worth “tens of millions”

Three Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) have been secured as part of a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation into London property linked to a politically exposed individual believed to be involved in serious crime. The UWOs, which were obtained at the High Court last week, are...
Posted On 29 May 2019
Mick Creedon QPM
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Unexplained Wealth Orders: Not Just for the Super-Rich

Mick Creedon, the former Chief Constable of Derbyshire Constabulary, believes the use of Unexplained Wealth Orders in the UK is to be welcomed. However, their real benefit will emerge when they’re used against low-level criminals who seriously damage local communities. The...
Posted On 04 Jan 2019
Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford, east London
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Successful crime reduction operation organised by NBCS at Westfield Stratford City

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – a not-for-profit organisation that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime – is celebrating the success of the very first Business Impact Reduction...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017
Simon Chapman
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Protest at Byron: A Warning to Hospitality and Retail Businesses

The commercial impact on the Byron hamburger chain from the recent protests by immigration campaigners should be a warning to retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues of the need to monitor opinion and have contingency plans in place to deal quickly with any security...
Posted On 12 Aug 2016
Theresa May
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Home Secretary addresses Association of Police and Crime Commissioners General Meeting

Home Secretary Theresa May MP has addressed the first meeting of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) since the 6 May elections, stressing that it’s Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) who will drive reform over the next four years. This was the first...
Posted On 26 May 2016
Professor Martin Gill
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Detailed ‘Retail Loss Prevention in Perspective’ report issued by Perpetuity Research and Consultancy International

Produced by Perpetuity Research and Consultancy International (PRCI) and sponsored by leading High Street retailer Marks and Spencer, the 48-page report entitled ‘Retail Loss Prevention in Perspective’ has been authored by PRCI’s director Professor Martin Gill...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016
Police forces are highlighting the opportunity for businesses to complete an Impact Statement for Business
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Police forces highlight opportunity for completion of ISBs on outcomes of criminality

Police forces are highlighting the opportunity for companies to complete an Impact Statement for Business, setting out the effects that a particular crime has had in respect of direct financial loss, operational disruption and reputational damage. Courts will then take the Impact...
Posted On 23 Sep 2015