Albanian gangsters have established a 'high profile influence' within UK organised crime and are boasting about their fortunes by posing for selfies with huge wads of cash.
The National Crime Agency is fully aware of the Albanian crime groups which have arrived in Britain.
The agency said the criminals are 'expanding their network of influence' as well as 'forming direct relationships with cocaine suppliers in Latin America'.
It comes as scores of Albanian criminals have uploaded photographs to brag to friends and family members on Facebook and Instagram.
Albanian national Ardi Beshiri, 27, took a series of selfies on his iPhone which showed him holding huge wads of cash
Bes Besiaj (pictured) was photographed trying to 'eat' a huge wad a cash and it is not known whether he has been convicted of any offences
Ardi Beshiri, 27, was caught with 28 wraps of cocaine hidden in his socks in London and was jailed for six years and eight months.
Detectives found a series of photographs he had taken of himself while holding huge amounts of cash on his shoulder.
Another picture - discovered on his iPhone - showed the Albanian national smiling next to a giant wad of money which he had placed on his table.
The NCA said: 'Albanian crime groups involved in Drug Trafficking have established a high profile influence within