Thursday 9 Jun 2022
Following numerous media requests, please find the below stats to aid your future reporting around Operation Venetic – the UK law enforcement response to the takedown of encrypted comms platform EncroChat.
The figures represent the work so far of the UK law enforcement partnership made up of the NCA, police forces in England and Wales, Police Scotland, Police Service of Northern Ireland, Regional Organised Crime Units (ROCUs), Border Force, HMRC and Crown Prosecution Service.
Class A drugs seized: 9,296kg
Cannabis seized: 8,938kg
Firearms seized: 170
Ammunition seized: 3,404 rounds
Criminal cash seized: £76,914,575
Figures as of 08/06/2022. We will not be offering any further commentary at this stage.