Two men suspected of being involved in organized crime in Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire were arrested in two raids

Two men believed to be involved in organized crime in Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire were arrested on Tuesday, February 13, in connection with a nationwide investigation into garbage crime.

In a joint action by the Environmental Protection Agency of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and the Government Agency Intelligence Network (GAIN), a 29-year-old man and a 46-year-old man, were arrested in London because they were involved in garbage crime, Fraud and money laundering were questioned throughout the country. 19659003] It is believed that the couple is involved in organized crime across the country, including in Lancashire, Middlesborough, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Kent.

Organized Crime

Both men were living in their homes in Chelsea and Hampstead Heath. The properties were also searched during the investigation. Mark Rumble, Environment Agency Team Leader, said: "These arrests are part of an extremely serious organized crime that deals with illegal waste, fraud and money laundering across the country and we work closely with partners to gather information on illegal waste activities

"We all need to help tackle waste crime – a problem that destroys communities and deprives them of valuable resources. Owners and landowners are encouraged to be vigilant and report suspected illegal activities to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Several Authorities Involved

The London GAIN Coordinator said: "Working in partnership, sharing information lawfully The GAIN aims to efficiently and efficiently ensure that authorities and law enforcement agencies contribute to reducing serious and organized crime as cheaply as possible. This action is an excellent example of adopting a multi-agency approach.

Detective Inspector Tim Court, Commander of the Organized Crime Organization in the Metropolitan Police, said: "Organized crime has many forms, but always uses individuals and businesses." It is vital that different parts of the organization Governments work together to tackle organized crime, hold offenders to account and eliminate the financial incentives for their crimes, and today's activity has proven that MPS and organized crime advocacy advocates are involved in organized criminal activity be to protect London. "

Advice to Land and Property Owners

* Regularly inspect empty land and property and make sure it is safe.

* Conduct rigorous audits for prospective and new tenants. Land and property owners are responsible for ensuring that anyone who leases their land / property complies with the regulations. You can commit an offense by allowing waste to be stored on land or property without the appropriate permits, which makes it punishable.

* Be vigilant and report unusual behavior.

* To report illegal waste, please call the Environmental Agency Hotline on 0800 80 70 60 or anonymous at Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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