Woman sentenced for illegal trade of tiger skins – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A woman has been given a six month suspended prison sentence at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court for attempting to sell two tiger skin rugs illegally on eBay in 2014.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 30/09/2016

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False terror kidnap claim trio to serve an extra 6 years in jail – Attorney General’s Office

‘A West Midlands policeman and his two accomplices who claimed terrorists were going to kidnap a fellow officer were today sentenced to a cumulative 6 extra years in jail.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 29th September 2016

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Teenager loses appeal over 27-year sentence for Essex knife murders – The Guardian

Posted September 29th, 2016 in appeals, homicide, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A teenager who stabbed two strangers to death in Essex in 2014 has lost his appeal against a minimum term of 27 years’ detention.’

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The Guardian, 28th September 2016

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Penniless conman who posed as wealthy tycoon jailed over scam to buy Anthony Eden’s childhood home – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 29th, 2016 in fraud, mortgages, news, sentencing by tracey

‘William Davenport, 60, who claimed to earn almost half a million pounds a year as a computer executive, promised to spend whatever it took to preserve Windlestone Hall near Bishop Auckland in County Durham for future generations. But rather than being a jet-setting business mogul with millions in the bank, Davenport, was in fact a penniless conman, who span an elaborate web of deceit in order to build up a mind boggling property portfolio.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th September 2016

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Man who killed his unborn baby during attack loses appeal against life sentence – The Guardian

Posted September 28th, 2016 in appeals, domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, homicide, news, pregnancy, sentencing by sally

‘A man who attacked his heavily pregnant ex-girlfriend, killing their unborn baby, has lost his appeal against a life sentence.’

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The Guardian, 27th September 2016

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Children’s party organiser who raped girl four times and threatened to kill her jailed – The Independent

Posted September 26th, 2016 in child abuse, guilty pleas, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A children’s party organiser who admitted to raping a girl under the age of 13 four times has been sentenced to 17 years behind bars.’

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The Independent, 25th September 2016

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Prison officer jailed for having affair with inmate at women’s prison – Daily Telegraph

‘A prison officer who kissed and fondled an inmate during an affair behind bars has been jailed for six months.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd September 2016

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Chef who pulled down teenager’s trousers in pub ends up on sex offenders’ register – The Independent

Posted September 23rd, 2016 in community service, compensation, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A chef who pulled down the trousers of a teenager in a pub has been ordered to sign the sex offenders’ register.’

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The Independent, 22nd September 2016

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Ringleader of gang responsible for £113m fraud jailed for 11 years – The Guardian

Posted September 22nd, 2016 in computer crime, conspiracy, fraud, gangs, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

‘The head of a fraud ring has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for his part in a £113m scam, which funded purchases including a fleet of customised Porsches and shopping sprees at Harrods.’

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The Guardian, 21st September 2016

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Woman who posed as man to trick friend into sex appeals against sentence – The Guardian

Posted September 21st, 2016 in appeals, consent, news, sentencing, sexual offences, transsexuals by tracey

‘Court of appeal will consider Gayle Newland’s legal challenge against eight-year prison term next month.’

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The Guardian, 21st September 2016

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Woman who urinated on Grays war memorial jailed – BBC News

Posted September 21st, 2016 in monuments, news, outraging public decency, sentencing by tracey

‘A woman who twice urinated against a war memorial has been jailed for outraging public decency.’

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BBC News, 20th September 2016

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Woman who treated police like a ‘personal punchbag’ avoids jail after 11th violent attack – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 20th, 2016 in alcohol abuse, assault, news, police, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘Police have accused magistrates of allowing a shameless single mother to treat police officers like her “personal punchbag” after she escaped jail for her 11th violent attack on them. Dawn Walker, 34, has a string of convictions for assaulting police during drunken foul mouthed rampages – including four separate incidents upon officers in this year alone. But the unemployed former cleaner – who claims employment support allowance – has repeatedly been spared jail after she insisted she was striving to be a “good role model” to her three children.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th September 2016

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Hatton Garden heist ringleader refused leave to appeal against sentence – The Guardian

Posted September 19th, 2016 in appeals, news, robbery, sentencing by tracey

‘The oldest member of the Hatton Garden jewellery raid gang has failed in an attempt to win a reduction of his jail sentence.’

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The Guardian, 16th September 2016

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Rogue dentist jailed for bungling operations – The Guardian

Posted September 19th, 2016 in assault, dentists, fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A “profoundly dishonest and utterly incompetent” unregistered dentist has been jailed for bungling operations and causing permanent harm to some of his patients.’

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The Guardian, 18th September 2016

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Man who sexually assaulted two pregnant women jailed for five years – The Independent

Posted September 19th, 2016 in assault, news, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A man who sexually assaulted dozens of victims including two pregnant women has been jailed for five years.’

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The Independent, 18th September 2016

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Grandmother and mother jailed over pitbull that killed baby – The Guardian

Posted September 16th, 2016 in dogs, homicide, news, sentencing by tracey

‘The mother and grandmother of a six-month-old girl who was mauled to death by an American pitbull have been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 15th September 2016

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Asylum seeker allowed to remain in Britain after plea by MP is finally facing deportation after being jailed for sex attack – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 15th, 2016 in asylum, crime, deportation, immigration, news, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘An asylum seeker who was allowed to remain in Britain after an MP campaigned for him to stay is finally facing deportation after being jailed for a sex attack.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th September 2016

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Dance teacher invented a dying nine-year-old and pretended to raise cash to help her complete her bucket list – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 15th, 2016 in conditional discharge, costs, fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A children’s dance teacher who invented a dying nine-year-old girl and pretended to raise cash to help her complete her bucket list has been spared jail.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th September 2016

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Men sentenced over illegal supply of migrant workers in East Anglia – The Guardian

‘Two brothers who acted as illegal gangmasters in Wisbech have been given two-year prison sentences suspended for two years at Cambridge crown court.’

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The Guardian, 13th September 2016

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New sentencing guidelines mean heavy fines for health and safety breaches, even where no harm caused, says expert – OUT-LAW.com

Posted September 13th, 2016 in fines, health & safety, news, sentencing by sally

‘Security firm G4S Cash Solutions has been fined £1.8 million after one of its employees contracted legionellosis, despite the fact that environmental health officers were unable to definitively link the case with health and safety breaches discovered at the site.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 12th September 2016

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