He said: "This was a long and complex investigation into an organised crime gang
from Liverpool who committed cash-in-transit robberies in Cardiff and Newport.
MAFIA-STYLE crime gangs
are funding Midland students' course fees to employ them as crooked lawyers and accountants, the Sunday Mercury can reveal today.
A spokesman for Cleveland Police, which led the operation, said the raids were "the culmination of over two years of planning by three forces to arrest principal members of an organised crime gang
and bring them to justice".
Det Chief Supt Tom Manson said: "We believe we have arrested members of the most high-profile crime gang
A spokesman for detectives in Northern Ireland said: "One constant has been the fear of the witnesses they feel is put on them by this crime gang
Prime suspects are a notorious organised crime gang
from Dublin's northside.
A NOTORIOUS crime gang
has put out a contract on the heads of Ben Kinsella's killers.
An organised crime gang
which kidnapped a grandmother as part of a robbery plot is being hunted today.
TWO members of an organised crime gang
were jailed for a total of more than 13 years for drugs offences.
A MAJOR crime gang
is believed to be behind a drug-dealing ring uncovered by gardai yesterday.
AN organised crime gang
was behind a drugs factory found above a restaurant, a court heard yesterday.
Peter Hollier, HMRC assistant director of Criminal Investigation said: "Operation Grassland is an HMRC-led investigation targeting a suspected organised crime gang
involved in VAT repayment fraud and the laundering of the criminal profits.
THE bodies of two men - believed to be the missing leaders of an Irish crime gang
- have been recovered in Alicante.
AN elite Garda unit has been set up to target a crime gang
which used high-powered cars in a spate of burglaries across the country.
Inspector Heelin said the teenager was allegedly linked to a Limerick crime gang
engaged in the supply of heroin.