Hit man jailed for murdering gang boss and shooting accomplice – The Guardian

Posted July 15th, 2014 in attempts, firearms, gangs, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A judge called for an end to a “medieval turf war” on the streets of London as he jailed a hit man for at least 38 years for murdering a gang boss and then shooting his accomplice.’

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The Guardian, 14th July 2014

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Contract killer ‘Freddy’ guilty of Tottenham Turks gang boss murder – BBC News

Posted July 11th, 2014 in gangs, murder, news by sally

‘A hired killer nicknamed “Freddy” after the Nightmare on Elm Street character has been found guilty of killing a gang boss and shooting the getaway driver.’

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BBC News, 10th July 2014

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Jail for gang who conned Clacton and Colchester pensioners out of £1m – BBC News

Posted July 3rd, 2014 in conspiracy, fraud, gangs, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

‘A gang of five rogue traders who conned elderly men and women in Essex out of more than £1m have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd July 2014

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Teenagers sentenced for ‘wicked’ murder of Liverpool man in gang attack – The Independent

Posted July 3rd, 2014 in gangs, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘Five teenagers described as a “marauding mob” have been sentenced for the brutal murder of a young man in a Liverpool launderette.’

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The Independent, 2nd July 2014

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Human trafficking gang jailed – BBC News

Posted July 3rd, 2014 in conspiracy, gangs, news, prostitution, trafficking in human beings by sally

‘Four men and a woman have been jailed for conspiring to traffic women into the UK for sexual exploitation.’

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BBC News, 2nd July 2014

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Four jailed after innocent man shot in Turkish gang feud – BBC News

Posted April 14th, 2014 in gangs, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘Four people have been jailed for the murder of an innocent man caught up in a gang feud in east London.’

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BBC News, 11th April 2014

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‘Joint enterprise’ prosecution figures released – BBC News

Posted April 1st, 2014 in conspiracy, gangs, homicide, joint enterprise, news, prosecutions, reports by sally

‘More than 4,500 people were prosecuted for homicides involving two or more defendants over the past eight years, a report has said.’

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BBC News, 1st April 2014

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Revealed: how 300-year-old duellist law is jailing hundreds for ‘joint enterprise’ killings – The Independent

‘Hundreds of people are convicted of murder or manslaughter every year in England and Wales even though they were not directly responsible for the crime, it is revealed today.’

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The Independent, 1st April 2014

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‘Chorley’s Angels’ gang leader who exploited elderly men with offers of sexual favours is jailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 4th, 2014 in ASBOs, burglary, conspiracy, elderly, gangs, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘Rebecca Reeves, 34, was the head of a group of five women who targeted the elderly in the Lancashire town of Chorley.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th March 2014

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Peterborough sex gang jailed for total of 54 years – The Independent

Posted February 20th, 2014 in child abuse, gangs, news, rape, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences, young offenders by sally

‘Members of a child sex gang responsible for raping and sexually abusing girls as young as 12 in Peterborough were jailed at the Old Bailey today.’

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The Independent, 20th February 2014

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Gangster husband of BBC executive jailed after two month extortion campaign – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 18th, 2014 in arson, blackmail, gangs, news, sentencing by sally

‘Career criminal Tommy Roye recruited two enforcers to have his victim’s car torched on his driveway.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th February 2014

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The violent gang leader we can’t deport is freed to walk the streets – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 16th, 2014 in asylum, deportation, detention, gangs, news, violent offenders by tracey

‘A violent gang “general” who police believe poses a serious threat to the public is back on the streets after attempts to have him deported ended in failure.’

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Daily Telegraph, 16th January 2014

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Peterborough sex attacks: Two men and three teens guilty – BBC News

Posted January 16th, 2014 in children, conspiracy, gangs, juries, news, rape, sexual grooming, sexual offences, young offenders by tracey

‘Two men and three teenage boys have been found guilty of a series of rapes and sexual assaults on young girls.
Zdeno Mirga, 18, Hassan Abdulla, 33, and three boys were convicted at the Old Bailey. The Crown Prosecution Service said it was one of the “worst cases” of child sex abuse it had seen.’

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BBC News, 15th January 2014

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Gang guilty of trafficking 50 women for sexual exploitation in UK – The Guardian

Posted January 7th, 2014 in conspiracy, gangs, news, prostitution, trafficking in human beings by sally

‘Five members of a prostitution racket, which flew more than 50 young women into the UK from Hungary and set them up in airport hotels, student accommodation and suburban homes, have been convicted of conspiring to traffic people into the UK for sexual exploitation.’

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The Guardian, 7th January 2014

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Rochdale sex-grooming gangs able to flourish due to police errors says report – The Guardian

Posted December 20th, 2013 in gangs, news, police, reports, sexual grooming, sexual offences by tracey

‘A catalogue of police failures allowed sex-grooming gangs to flourish in Rochdale, according to a damning, leaked report that is published on Friday. Among the failings identified in the 300-page report, untrained detectives were used to investigate child exploitation and there was a lack of resources and oversight.’

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The Guardian, 19th December 2013

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Child-on-child abuse shocking, children’s commissioner report says – BBC News

Posted November 26th, 2013 in child abuse, children, gangs, inquiries, news, rape, reports, sexual offences, social services by tracey

‘ “Shocking” sexual violence is being carried out by children against other children as young as 11, according to an official report. The Office of the Children’s Commissioner for England said the perpetrators could be 12 or 13, and rape is seen as “normal and inevitable” in some areas, especially among gangs.’

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BBC News, 26th November 2013

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Security pair jailed for Birmingham Airport smuggling – BBC News

Posted November 5th, 2013 in airports, conspiracy, fraud, gangs, immigration, news, sentencing by sally

“Two security workers have been jailed for helping to smuggle illegal immigrants through Birmingham Airport.”

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BBC News, 4th November 2013

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Halton crime gang jailed for guns and drugs offences – BBC News

Posted September 23rd, 2013 in drug offences, firearms, gangs, news, sentencing, violent offenders by sally

“A Merseyside gang which ‘controlled illegal drug distribution’ across a Cheshire borough has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 19th September 2013

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Five jailed over theft of 40 anti-tank mines in Warrington – BBC News

Posted September 17th, 2013 in explosives, gangs, handling stolen goods, news, sentencing, theft, warrants, weapons by sally

“Five men have been jailed over the theft of 40 anti-tank mines from a Ministry of Defence freight train.”

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BBC News, 16th September 2013

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What drives a young man to violent crime? – BBC News

Posted August 28th, 2013 in domestic violence, gangs, news, violent offenders, young offenders by sally

“Everybody wants to know what causes people to turn to violent crime. But what can you tell from the family history of a robber?”

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BBC News, 27th August 2013

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