Twenty-two of the UK’s most wanted people are still on the streets.
The National Crime Agency (NCA) list of suspected or convicted criminals who escaped capture includes suspects wanted for crimes such as rape, drug trafficking and murder.
The NCA was set up to fight serious and organized crime across the country.
The NCA is asking the public for help in finding them, but they have warned anyone who sees these people not to approach them but to dial 999.
A spokesman said: “We are tracking wanted refugees around the world, but we need your help to bring them to justice. If you have any information about a wanted refugee, please report it to your local police or crimestoppers.”
Here is the NCA’s most wanted list:
- 1 Allan Foster
- 2 Richard Wakeling
- 3 Daniel Dugic
- 4 Derek McGraw Ferguson
- 5 Kevin Thomas Parle
- 6 Fatah Benlaredj
- 7 Shashi Dhar Sahnan
- 8 John Barton
- 9 Michael Paul Moogan
- 10 Rezgar Zengana
- 11 Osman Aydeniz
- 12 Ozgur Demir
- 13 Ersin Mustafa
- 14 Christakis Philippou
- 15 Timur Mehmet
- 16 Costas Sampson
- 17 Mehmet Salih
- 18 Shazad Ghafoor
- 19 David Ungi
- 20 Mark Quinn
- 21 Jonathon Kelly
- 22 Sarah Panitzke
Foster is believed to have murdered David ‘Noddy’ Rice in the Marsden Bay car park in South Shields on May 24, 2006.
Foster is also wanted for two controlled drug delivery conspiracies and for stealing a diamond ring.
The suspect has ties to the Canary Islands and Mallorca. He is also known to use the alias Shaun Michael Wilkinson.
Richard Wakeling of Brentwood, Essex attempted to import £ 8m of liquid amphetamine into the UK in April 2016.
On April 9th last year, he was sentenced and sentenced to eleven years after escaping before his twelve-week trial began.
Wakeling has an amputation of the right lower leg and is using a prosthetic leg. He has family and friends in Ireland, Spain, Canada and Thailand. He needs regular medical treatment.
Dugic is suspected of being involved in a conspiracy to import 250 pounds of cocaine. A number of other people were sentenced in June 2011.
The conspiracy involved a small British ship that struck a commercial container ship in the English Channel from which the drugs were being transferred.
Although Dugic was not on board one of the two ships, he is said to have played an important role in organizing the importation. Dugic is originally from Serbia.
Derek McGraw Ferguson
Ferguson is wanted in connection with the murder of Thomas Cameron on June 28, 2007 in the Auchinairn Tavern in Bishopbriggs near Glasgow.
Ferguson was born in Glasgow in 1964. He has green / blue eyes and short, bald, brown / gray hair.
Kevin Thomas Parle
Kevin Thomas Parle is wanted in Liverpool in connection with the killings of 16-year-old Liam Kelly in 2004 and Lucy Hargreaves in 2005. It is also known as “hemp”.
Fatah Benlaredj is wanted for the rape of a seven-year-old girl. The alleged incident occurred in 2007. Benlaredj also uses the nickname Samir.
Shashi Dhar Sahnan
Sahnan has been charged with importing a Class A controlled drug, heroin, into the UK.
The huge amount of medicines hidden in packaging around air conditioners was seized by HM Revenue and Customs in July 2007 during a joint operation with police in Leicestershire.
Customs officials found the drugs hidden in the bars of the pallets on which the machines were transported.
Sahnan, who was born in India, has brown eyes and wears an open hearing aid in his right ear that sits over the ear.
John Barton was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2003 after being convicted in his absence of conspiracy to import a commercial quantity of heroin into the UK between 1999 and 2000. It is believed to have ties to Fuengirola in Spain.
Michael Paul Moogan
Liverpool’s Moogan is believed to be linked to a Rotterdam café that was raided in 2013 as part of a series of coordinated strikes in the UK and the Netherlands.
The cafe is believed to have been used as a front for an operations center for international drug traffickers, where they could meet to negotiate with cartels and organize the financing and transportation of large quantities of drugs.
It is believed that Moogan was involved in a 2013 conspiracy to import cocaine into the UK.
Moogan has blue eyes and a tattoo of a cross and a large crucifix on his left arm.
On December 10, 2006, Zengana posed as a private taxi driver on Argyle Street in Glasgow to pick up his 25-year-old female victim before driving her to a private apartment where he raped his victim.
He was convicted of rape but has yet to be convicted of the offense. Zengana is an Iraqi citizen
Aydeniz is reported to deliver 17.83 kg of diamorphine in connection with conspiracy. Three other people have already been convicted of this crime. He is also wanted for conspiracy to commit theft and transfer criminal property. Aydeniz is a Cypriot national
Demir is said to deliver 17.83 kg of diamorphine in connection with the conspiracy. Three other people have already been convicted of this crime. Demir is a Turkish citizen.
It is believed that Mustafa was involved in insider dealing with seven other people between 2006 and 2008.
While working at the London branch of investment bank JP Morgan Cazenove, he allegedly received information about future acquisitions and mergers that was made available to others who then acted on that information.
Over a two-year period, the group made criminal profits of approximately £ 2.5 million. In July 2008, Mustafa was arrested by the City of London Police and released on bail. He is believed to have fled the UK around December 2009.
Between 2004 and 2006, Philippou was involved in conspiracies in which he and his co-defendants repeatedly attempted to acquire or sometimes start up travel agency businesses that were used as vehicles for fraud.
The travel agencies attracted customers by offering inexpensive vacations. The prices were so low that legitimate companies could not compete with them. In any case, the travel agency stopped trading and left customers without a vacation. This scam has defrauded an estimated 20,000 people.
He is known to use the pseudonym Christakis Chrysostomou.
Mehmet is wanted for his role in a conspiracy to cheat public revenues by running an MTIC (Missing Trader Intra-Community) scam. This resulted in a loss of £ 25m (EUR 31.5m) in the UK.
Mehmet appeared in court in June 2007 and was told that a failure to return to his trial in October 2007 could result in his being tried and convicted in his absence. He was absent and was subsequently found guilty. He was sentenced to eight years.
On August 25, 2012, Sampson was convicted of raping a girl he met in a London nightclub in February 2010.
The girl became uncomfortable after accepting a drink from a stranger, and Sampson and a friend offered to take her home. Sampson told a friend of the girl’s that he was a medical expert. He later raped the girl in her apartment while she was incapacitated.
Sampson was also convicted of stealing her cellphone, as well as her roommate’s laptop and game console.
Sampson is a Cypriot national known to use the pen name Kostas.
Between December 2010 and November 2011, Salih was accused of being involved in a cocaine supply conspiracy. He is believed to have been contacted regularly by an employee to buy, deliver and collect cocaine.
In May 2011, Salih reportedly visited Lincolnshire to deliver a lot of cocaine that was subsequently recovered by police. He was arrested and owned £ 20,000. Salih was released on bail to appear at a police station later that year but was absent.
Ghafoor picked up a car from a Manchester dealer in August 2013 with a driver’s license on someone else’s behalf. Police spotted the car and the chase ended in the Halifax area when it crashed.
His wife and two children, who were also in the car, suffered minor injuries. Cash valued at £ 80-100,000 has been reclaimed.
There were traces of heroin, cocaine and cannabis on the notes. He has been charged with fraud, possession of criminal property, dangerous driving and disqualified driving.
Ghafoor was also charged with deliberate possession of cannabis after a vehicle was searched in Withington in November 2013 and cannabis worth £ 245,000 was found.
In May 2014, Ghafoor pleaded guilty to driving dangerously. He was due to appear in court in February 2015 in connection with the other charges but did not respond on bail and an arrest warrant was issued against him.
In addition, Ghafoor was charged with possession of cannabis with intent to deliver in connection with a separate £ 24,000 worth of cannabis seizure found in a house on Kingsway Avenue in Burnage in September 2014. He was due to appear in court but failed to answer his bail and another warrant was issued for his arrest.
In July 2015, Ungi and two employees were found in a vehicle on Banks Road in Garston, Liverpool, which police believe had rammed a motorcycle with two men. A single shot from a 12-gauge shotgun was fired, fatally injuring one of the men and injuring the other. The murder victim was Garston’s teenager Vinny Waddington.
Ungi is also believed to be involved in the illegal distribution of controlled drugs in the Liverpool area.
Wanted by Scottish Police on suspicion of amphetamine supply.
Between August 2013 and April 2014, Quinn was allegedly involved in an organized crime group that was involved in the manufacture, transport and distribution of amphetamines with a street value of over £ 11 million.
He is built as 5ft 9ins tall, tall, and has short brown hair.
Wanted by Police Scotland on recall to serve the remaining 9 years and 10 months sentence on a series of serious assaults.
Kelly, who is extremely violent and poses a high risk to both the police and the public, was convicted of a number of criminal offenses in various courts between 2002 and 2010. He was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison, and was sentenced in September 2013 to be released under license, but does not meet the conditions set.
The crimes for which he was convicted included an attack on serious injury and death, robbery, attack on serious injury and permanent disfigurement, a violation of peace and a sharp-pointed device in prison.
In one of the most serious attacks, Kelly stabbed his victim and paralyzed them with a machete.
He is described as 180 cm tall, heavily built, blue / gray eyes, short brown hair, Scottish accent and occasionally with a beard. Also has scars on the left and right sides of his face, arms, and right hand.
Wanted by HMRC for conspiracy to acquire criminal property.
Panitzke was a senior member of a criminal organization involved in VAT fraud. It controlled the corporate accounts of many companies remotely using various IP addresses.
Panitzke traveled extensively to promote the fraud, including Dubai, Spain and Andorra.
She was responsible for washing about 1 billion pounds. Panitzke fled before the end of the trial in May 2013 and was sentenced in her absence.
She was sentenced to eight years in prison on August 22, 2013. Eighteen members of the criminal group were sentenced to a total of 135 years in prison. She is described as 170 cm tall, slender with matte straight hair, blue eyes, and a Yorkshire accent.