Members of South East Antrim UDA (SEA UDA) ordered to pay £120k following National Crime Agency investigation

National Crime Agency (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Members of the South East Antrim UDA have been ordered to pay £120,000 following an investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA).

South East Antrim UDA (SEA UDA)

The investigation, carried out by the NCA and the PSNI’s Paramilitary Crime Task Force (PCTF), relates to residential properties owned by an alleged member of the paramilitary group, his partner and associates.

South East Antrim UDA (2nd Battalion), UDA,

It is alleged the properties, in the Carrickfergus area, were purchased using the proceeds of illegal money lending, mortgage fraud, money laundering and tax evasion.

The defendants decided not to contest the case and agreed to pay £120,000 to settle.

An order was granted by Belfast High Court on January 15 under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

The defendants will now have six months to sell their properties and hand over the money.

NCA Branch Commander David Cunningham said: “The order we have obtained following our investigation is for a sizeable sum, and it demonstrates the NCA’s commitment to pursue assets obtained through unlawful activity, and denying criminals the proceeds of their crimes.

“As part of the PCTF we will continue to use the tools provided under the Proceeds of Crime Act to prevent those involved with paramilitary organisations from making financial gain from their activities.”

With many thanks to the: Belfast Telegraph for the original story 

Follow these links to find out more:


Author: seachranaidhe1

About Me I studied for six months training and became certified in Exam 070-271 in May 2010 and shortly after that became certifed in Exam 070-272. I scored highly in both Exams and hope to upgrade my path to M.C.S.A. ( Server Administrator ) in the near future.I also hold Level 2 Qualifications in three subjects Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint and Microsoft Spreedsheets. I have also expereance with Web Design using Microsoft Front-Page.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.