North West Regional Organised Crime Unit

Latest News

To read about our most recent operations and successes click on the links below.

Mon 19th, Mar

Fraud alert advice issued to funeral directors across the North West

TITAN, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit, are urging funeral directors across the region to be alert after attempted scams to defraud clients from thousands of pounds.

Fri 16th, Mar

Titan issue computer software service fraud advice

TITAN, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit, are asking members of the public from across the region to be vigilant after a high number of fraudulent phone calls resulted in individuals losing large sums of money.

Wed 14th, Mar

Drug dealing couple have their luxury cars seized

A drug dealing couple currently residing in HM Prisons for their crimes have had their luxury cars seized under the Proceeds of Crime

Fri 16th, Feb


We are urging estate agents, solicitors and home buyers across the region to be alert after a number of scams which have left solicitors and clients suffering significant financial losses.

Fri 09th, Feb

Our Government Agency Intelligence Network (GAIN) Co-ordinator is at Lancashire Police HQ Today

Our Government Agency Intelligence Network at Titan have today organised a Rogue Traders Continual Personal Development Event at Lancashire Headquarters.

Tue 23rd, Jan

Police Forces across North West of England and North Wales join child protection charity in campaign

Titan, the North West Organised Crime Unit are this week, 23rd January 2018, are joining child protection charity Lucy Faithfull Foundation to a campaign to tackle indecent images of children

Thu 18th, Jan

Wirral woman sentenced after committing publishing fraud of £131,000

A Wirral woman has been sentenced to a two year suspended sentence plus two years supervision and 200 hours community service for money laundering a fraudulent trading at Liverpool Crown Court on Tuesday 16 January.

Thu 11th, Jan


Detectives from TITAN, supported by Merseyside Police, have arrested six men and seized cash and other items following an operation targeting suspected drug supply this morning, Thursday 11 January 2018.

Wed 10th, Jan

We are supporting Safer Internet Day 6 Feb 2018

Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and to positive use of digital technology for children and young people and inspire a national conversation.

Wed 06th, Dec


Male fraudsters are setting up profiles of women on dating sites to attract and manipulate vulnerable victims. Fraudsters are known to use Internet cafés as a venue of choice in order to commit dating fraud and distance themselves from the crime.