Immigration Offenders Sentenced

16 December 2015

Two men who brought illegal workers to the UK to staff their mobile phone stalls have been sentenced following an Immigration Enforcement investigation.

Ford welcomes enhanced UK helpline to tackle modern slavery

10 December 2015

Justice Minister David Ford has welcomed the announcement that an enhanced UK modern slavery helpline is to be launched in 2016. 

Illegal Workers Caught in Home Office Operations

08 December 2015

Nine immigration offenders have been caught following intelligence led operations in Counties Londonderry, Antrim and Down by Immigration Enforcement officers.

Christmas Shoppers Warned After Border Force Seizes Counterfeits

01 December 2015

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.

Ford warns of dangers of counterfeit goods

12 November 2015

Members of the Organised Crime Task Force (OCTF) came together at Parliament Buildings today to speak to MLAs about the prevalence of fake goods and products being sold in their constituencies. 

Ten immigration offenders arrested.

19 October 2015

Home Office Immigration Enforcement officers have arrested ten immigration offenders following operations in County Fermanagh and Belfast.

Two arrested over suspected counterfeit goods find

12 October 2015

A man and a woman have been arrested after police recovered a large quantity of suspected counterfeit goods in Co Armagh.

Two immigration offenders arrested in Co Antrim

02 October 2015

Home Office Immigration Enforcement officers have arrested two immigration offenders following an operation at a business in Templepatrick.

Justice Ministers reinforce partnership working to target organised crime

30 September 2015

The Minister of Justice, David Ford MLA, and the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, T.D., have highlighted the importance of cross-border co-operation in tackling organised crime and para...

Children’s toy shop owner uses his trade to smuggle drugs into Northern Ireland

24 September 2015

Kristopher Scott, aged 33, from Ballymoney, was arrested in November 2013 after Border Force officers seized 24kgs of Methylethylcathinone in childrens ride on cars and mechanical fish.