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Hoddesdon people smuggler jailed

Hoddesdon people smuggler jailed

A man from Hoddesdon who attempted to smuggle an Albanian man into the UK was jailed yesterday (11 October) for a total of 2 and a half years.

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Channel Tunnel people smuggling gang jailed

Channel Tunnel people smuggling gang jailed

Gang who tried to smuggle Albanian nationals into the UK through the Channel Tunnel have today (18 September) been jailed for a combined total of more than 21 years.

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Channel Tunnel people smugglers jailed

Channel Tunnel people smugglers jailed

A couple from Gillingham have today (Monday 11 September) been jailed for more than 7 years after attempting to smuggle 12 Vietnamese nationals hidden in tyres into the UK.

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New Director General of Border Force appointed

New Director General of Border Force appointed

Paul Lincoln has been appointed as the new Director-General of Border Force, the Home Office announced today.

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Cigarette haul seized by Border Force at Purfleet

Cigarette haul seized by Border Force at Purfleet

An attempt to smuggle more than 2.5 million cigarettes into the UK has been prevented by Border Force officers at the Port of Purfleet.

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Christmas shoppers warned after Border Force seizes counterfeits

Christmas shoppers warned after Border Force seizes counterfeits

Border Force officers are warning festive shoppers against buying counterfeit goods this Christmas after seizing thousands of fakes at the UK’s ports, airports and postal hubs.

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One million cigarettes seized by Border Force at Hull

One million cigarettes seized by Border Force at Hull

An attempt to smuggle more than a million cigarettes into the UK has been prevented by Border Force officers at Hull docks.

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Tonne of cannabis seized by Border Force at London Gateway

Tonne of cannabis seized by Border Force at London Gateway

More than a tonne of cannabis was seized by Border Force officers at London Gateway.

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Cocaine seized by Border Force at Tilbury

Cocaine seized by Border Force at Tilbury

Cocaine with a potential street value of £6 million has been seized by Border Force officers at the Port of Tilbury.

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Border Force and police fight wildlife crime in global operation

Border Force and police fight wildlife crime in global operation

An international law enforcement operation tackling the illegal trade in endangered species has seen more than 300 seizures of animals, plants and derivative products in the UK and hundreds more worldwide.

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Cannabis worth £625,000 seized by Border Force at Tilbury

Cannabis worth £625,000 seized by Border Force at Tilbury

Cannabis with an estimated street value of £625,000 has been seized by Border Force officers at the Port of Tilbury.

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Lorry driver jailed for £3.8M cocaine smuggling attempt

Lorry driver jailed for £3.8M cocaine smuggling attempt

A lorry driver has been jailed for 12 years after attempting to smuggle 30 kilos of cocaine into the UK.

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Endangered Geckos seized by Border Force at Heathrow

Endangered Geckos seized by Border Force at Heathrow

A large number of rare geckos which had been imported from Tanzania have been seized by Border Force at Heathrow.

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Three million cigarettes seized by Border Force at Harwich

Three million cigarettes seized by Border Force at Harwich

An attempt to smuggle nearly three million cigarettes into the UK has been prevented by Border Force officers at Harwich.

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Three million cigarettes seized by Border Force at Harwich

Three million cigarettes seized by Border Force at Harwich

An attempt to smuggle nearly three million cigarettes into the UK has been prevented by Border Force officers at Harwich.

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Border Force stops Purfleet tobacco smuggling attempt

Border Force stops Purfleet tobacco smuggling attempt

An attempt to smuggle almost 7 tonnes of hand-rolling tobacco into the UK via the Port of Purfleet was thwarted by Border Force officers.

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Woman caught smuggling banned animal products at Cardiff Airport

Woman caught smuggling banned animal products at Cardiff Airport

A woman has been fined more than £2,000 after Border Force officers caught her trying to smuggle banned animal products through Cardiff Airport.

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Cocaine found hidden in rope at Gatwick

Cocaine found hidden in rope at Gatwick

Border Force officers at Gatwick Airport have seized 13kgs of cocaine, concealed within rope netting used to secure a pallet of imported food.

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Man jailed for Southend cannabis smuggling

Man jailed for Southend cannabis smuggling

A Spanish man has been jailed after he was caught by Border Force officers attempting to smuggle cannabis worth more than £2,000 into the UK at Southend Airport.

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Man jailed for drug smuggling attempt

Man jailed for drug smuggling attempt

A man from Germany has been jailed for four years at Canterbury Crown Court after attempting to smuggle approximately one kilo of cocaine into the UK.

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People smuggling plotters jailed after Home Office operation

People smuggling plotters jailed after Home Office operation

A Ukrainian gang who attempted to smuggle a group of illegal immigrants into the UK at Orford Quay have been jailed.

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£10m Fake cosmetics seized by Border Force

£10m Fake cosmetics seized by Border Force

Counterfeit gift sets seized by Border Force.

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Fake toys seized by Border Force at Stansted

Fake toys seized by Border Force at Stansted

Border Force officers at Stansted Airport have seized thousands of imitation construction brick kits worth more than £18,000.

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Border Force warning to smugglers and organised crime groups

Border Force warning to smugglers and organised crime groups

Images released show the extreme lengths criminals will go to.

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Smuggled iguanas returned home by Border Force

Smuggled iguanas returned home by Border Force

Twelve critically endangered iguanas seized by Border Force at Heathrow have been returned to their native Bahamas.

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Seized: Hundreds of fake England shirts found at Heathrow

Seized: Hundreds of fake England shirts found at Heathrow

Border Force Officer Sean Rooney was among the team who made the World Cup discovery.

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Seized: Border Force officers find heroin in carpets

Seized: Border Force officers find heroin in carpets

Border Force officers at Manchester Airport have made a huge seizure of heroin in a consignment of carpets from Pakistan.

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FGM: Border Force targets 'high risk' flights at Heathrow to stop female genital mutilation

FGM: Border Force targets 'high risk' flights at Heathrow to stop female genital mutilation

Border Force, the Met Police, and the National Crime Agency carried out an initiative at Heathrow Airport, aimed at preventing and detecting cases of female genital mutilation (FGM).

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Smuggling: Women jailed for smuggling endangered Iguanas

Smuggling: Women jailed for smuggling endangered Iguanas

Two women have been jailed for a year following the seizure of 13 endangered iguanas at Heathrow.

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Endangered Iguanas seized by Border Force at Heathrow

Endangered Iguanas seized by Border Force at Heathrow

Thirteen endangered iguanas have been seized by Border Force officers at Heathrow.

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Border Force awarded International Honours

Border Force awarded International Honours

Border Force honoured with six awards as part of the 51st annual, International Customs Day.

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Stowaways found hiding in a lorry

Stowaways found hiding in a lorry

Border Force officers based in Coquelles, have prevented 48 stowaways from entering the UK hidden in the back of a refrigerated lorry.

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Border Force seizes 63 kilos of cocaine at Dover

Border Force seizes 63 kilos of cocaine at Dover

Border Force officers have seized approximately 63 kilos of cocaine found in a lorry stopped at Dover.

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Cocaine seized by Border Force at Gatwick

Cocaine seized by Border Force at Gatwick

A man has appeared in court after Border Force officers at Gatwick seized approximately 1.3 kilos of cocaine.

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Cannabis seized at Felixstowe

Cannabis seized at Felixstowe

Border Force officers at Felixstowe seize cannabis worth over £2.7m

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Border Force seize Amphetamine at Dover

Border Force seize Amphetamine at Dover

Border Force officers at Dover seize Amphetamines potentially worth £360,000

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Smuggler jailed after £3.9million drug seizure

Smuggler jailed after £3.9million drug seizure

Border Force finds 24 kilos of heroin hidden inside chapatti oven at Manchester Airport.

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