News briefing week of 5 July

06/07 315kg of heroin bound for Australia were seized in Thailand. While still of unclear origin, $29 million worth of heroin were seized in the biggest Thai Customs seizure this year. The seizure comes amid concerns that production may surge in neighboring Myanmar, the region’s main supplier of illicit drugs, because of severe instability following…

News briefing week of 28 June

29/06 After being arrested on 15 October 2020, by the British National Crime Agency and West Midlands Police, three men were sentenced to prison for running a three-floor cannabis farm in an abandoned nightclub in Coventry. In the largest and most sophisticated cannabis factory ever found by the NCA, police seized 1500 cannabis plants, a…