Former City trader Tom Hayes given 14-year sentence for Libor rigging – The Guardian

Posted August 4th, 2015 in banking, conspiracy, fraud, interest, news, sentencing by sally

‘Former City trader Tom Hayes has been sentenced to 14 years in jail after becoming the first person to be convicted by a jury of rigging the Libor interest rate.’

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2015

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Two men jailed for life after shooting woman in attack aimed at her partner – The Guardian

Posted August 4th, 2015 in assisting offenders, conspiracy, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two men have been jailed for life after shooting dead a mother-of-two in an attack that was intended to kill someone else.’

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2015

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Officer who challenged racism in police cleared of sexual assault charges – The Guardian

‘A retired Asian officer who fought racism in the police has been cleared of sexually assaulting a prisoner almost 30 years ago after claiming the charges against him were part of a vendetta by Scotland Yard.’

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The Guardian, 31st July 2015

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Man loses ‘right to be forgotten’ Google court bid – BBC News

‘A man involved in a £51m VAT scam has lost a legal bid to have news stories about him removed from Google under the so-called “right to be forgotten”.’
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BBC News, 30th July 2015

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‘Breaking Bad’ drugs gang jailed – BBC News

Posted July 28th, 2015 in conspiracy, drug offences, elderly, news, sentencing by sally

‘A 78 year-old who plotted to set up a crystal meth production line likened to the TV series Breaking Bad has been jailed for 18 years.’

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BBC News, 27th July 2015

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Libor trial: jury considers verdict in Tom Hayes case – The Guardian

Posted July 28th, 2015 in banking, conspiracy, fraud, news by sally

‘The jury in the trial of former trader Tom Hayes, who is charged with eight counts of conspiracy to defraud by manipulating global Libor interest rates, has retired to consider its verdict.’

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The Guardian, 27th July 2015

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Norwich paedophile ring: Woman at centre of gang who made children ‘sexual play things’ guilty of 23 offences – The Independent

Posted July 28th, 2015 in child abuse, conspiracy, gangs, news, rape, sexual offences, social services, women by sally

‘A woman has been found guilty of being at the centre of a paedophile ring which set children up as “sexual play-things” over more than a decade.’

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The Independent, 27th July 2015

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Burqa-wearing gang convicted for series of smash-and-grab raids in London – The Guardian

Posted July 6th, 2015 in conspiracy, handling stolen goods, news, robbery by sally

‘A violent “smash-and-grab” gang who wore burqas during a string of high-profile raids in London are facing prison after four members of the group were convicted.’

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The Guardian, 3rd July 2015

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‘Inept’ head of family drug-dealing gang sentenced to nine years in jail – The Guardian

Posted June 29th, 2015 in benefits, conspiracy, drug trafficking, news, sentencing by sally

‘A couple who were part of a family-run multimillion-pound drugs ring spent £40,000 on their wedding and lived a lavish lifestyle while still claiming benefits, a court heard.’

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The Guardian, 26th June 2015

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Woman who masterminded UK’s biggest illegal high racket jailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 8th, 2015 in conspiracy, drug trafficking, news, sentencing by sally

‘Paula White, who made £3.6 million from selling illegal highs, which led to one man’s death, has been jailed for nine years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 5th June 2015

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Andy Coulson: Prosecutors face questions after perjury charges against former News of the World editor dropped – The Independent

Posted June 5th, 2015 in conspiracy, interception, media, news, perjury, prosecutions by tracey

‘Prosecutors are facing questions about their decision to bring perjury charges against Andy Coulson after the judge dismissed the case against the ex-tabloid editor halfway through his trial.’

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The Independent, 4th June 2015

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Case of 2005 bomb plot to be examined by European judges – BBC News

‘Senior judges at the European Court of Human Rights are to examine the case of three men jailed over the 21/7 plot to bomb the London transport network.’

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BBC News, 3rd June 2015

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Diamond fraudsters face jail for £1.5m family scam – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 1st, 2015 in conspiracy, fraud, money laundering, news by michael

‘A family of fraudsters who bagged £1.5 million by selling vastly over-valued diamonds to unwitting punters in a “heartless” con are facing years behind bars on Friday [29 May].’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th May 2015

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London taxi driver jailed for minimum 38 years for killing US soldier in Iraq roadside bombing – The Independent

Posted May 27th, 2015 in armed forces, conspiracy, explosives, Iraq, murder, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A London taxi driver convicted of killing a US soldier in an Iraqi roadside bombing has been sentenced to life with a minimum 38 years in prison.’

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The Independent, 22nd May 2015

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Toblerone lorry thieves jailed – The Guardian

Posted May 26th, 2015 in conspiracy, gangs, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘Six men have been jailed after lorries and their loads including Toblerone chocolate and whiskey were stolen in Kent.’

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The Guardian, 26th May 2015

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Gang leader who smuggled £5m of cocaine in children’s jigsaws jailed for 15 years – The Independent

Posted May 26th, 2015 in conspiracy, drug trafficking, news, sentencing by sally

‘The head of a drug smuggling gang, which hid £5 million-worth of cocaine in children’s presents, has been sentenced to 15 years in jail.’

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The Independent, 23rd May 2015

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Operation Elveden: Ex-prison officer jailed for celebrity tips – BBC News

‘A former prison officer has been jailed for 10 months for selling “salacious gossip” about celebrity inmates to two national newspapers.’

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BBC News, 15th May 2015

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Jeremy Thorpe: Inquiry into claims police altered evidence – BBC News

Posted May 13th, 2015 in conspiracy, evidence, firearms, homosexuality, inquiries, murder, news, police by tracey

‘An inquiry is to take place into claims evidence was altered during the police investigation into former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe in the 1970s, the BBC’s Today programme has learned.’

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BBC News, 13th May 2015

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Footballer jailed for Gloucestershire drugs gang role – BBC News

Posted May 5th, 2015 in conspiracy, drug trafficking, gangs, news, sentencing by sally

‘Six men, including a former Cardiff City and QPR footballer, have been jailed for conspiring to supply cocaine, heroin and cannabis.’

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BBC News, 1st May 2015

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Man jailed over failed 2005 London bombings loses attempt to appeal – The Guardian

Posted May 1st, 2015 in appeals, conspiracy, explosives, news, terrorism by tracey

‘One of the men jailed for his part in the failed 2005 terrorist attacks in London has lost his attempt to appeal against his conviction. Manfo Asiedu had his application for permission to challenge the conviction for “conspiracy to cause explosions likely to endanger life or to cause serious injury to property” rejected by three court of appeal judges on Thursday.’

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The Guardian, 30th April 2015

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