Franca Asemota sentenced to 22 years for trafficking women and girls from Nigeria – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A trafficker threatened to use “juju magic” against the women and children she helped to bring into Europe for forced prostitution has been sentenced to 22 years imprisonment today.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 4th August 2016

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Funeral director Alison Pople stole £14k charity donations – BBC News

Posted August 4th, 2016 in burials and cremation, charities, fraud, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, theft by Mark L

‘A funeral director who stole money donated by grieving families to charities in memory of their loved ones has been handed a suspended sentence.’

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BBC News, 3rd August 2016

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Motorist banned for driving at ‘staggering’ 154mph – The Guardian

Posted August 3rd, 2016 in dangerous driving, news, road traffic offences, sentencing, speed cameras by tracey

‘A driver clocked speeding at 154mph has been banned from the roads for 56 days, Suffolk police said.’

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The Guardian, 2nd August 2016

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Mumsnet cyber hacker ordered to do 200 hours’ unpaid work – BBC News

Posted August 3rd, 2016 in community service, computer crime, internet, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A teenager who launched a cyber attack against parenting site Mumsnet – forcing it to reset millions of passwords – has been sentenced.’

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BBC News, 2nd August 2016

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India Chipchase death: Edward Tenniswood jailed for murder and rape – BBC News

Posted August 3rd, 2016 in murder, news, rape, sentencing by tracey

‘An “oddball” loner has been jailed for the rape and murder of a woman he promised to “get home safe” after they met outside a nightclub.’

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BBC News, 2nd August 2016

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Lee Arnold jailed for life for murder of Salford student William Lound – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted August 2nd, 2016 in drug abuse, mental health, murder, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘A 37-year-old man has been sentenced today at Minshull Street Crown Court to life imprisonment for the murder of William Lound, a Salford University student, who was stabbed to death in his flat in February 2016. He must serve a minimum of 23 years and four months in prison.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 1st August 2016

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Leytonstone Tube attacker Muhiddin Mire jailed for life – BBC News

Posted August 2nd, 2016 in assault, attempts, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who attacked Tube passengers with a knife in London and tried to behead one of them has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 1st August 2016

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Teenager filmed raping ‘completely comatose’ 18-year-old woman is jailed – The Independent

Posted August 2nd, 2016 in news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences, video recordings by tracey

‘A teenager who was filmed raping a girl while she was “completely comatose” has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 2nd August 2016

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Teenager sentenced for Derby knife murder – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted August 1st, 2016 in murder, press releases, sentencing, violent disorder, weapons, young offenders by Mark L

‘A 16-year-old has been sentenced to 14 years in custody for the murder of 22-year-old Tom Webb, who was stabbed to death in the centre of Derby in January 2016.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 29th July 2016

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Cybercriminal “Sir King Cash” ordered to pay back over half a million pounds – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Fraudster Sean Benson, who went by the screen name “Sir King Cash”, has been ordered to pay back £554,000 by a judge at Southwark Crown Court. Benson now has three months in which to pay back the money or face a further five years in jail. All of the money will be paid back to the victims of the fraud.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 29th July 2016

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Judge jails ‘childish’ man who brought M1 to standstill because of grudge with police – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 1st, 2016 in child abuse, complaints, guilty pleas, news, nuisance, police, roads, sentencing by Mark L

‘A “childish” man who cost the economy £28 million when he brought the M1 to a standstill for 28 hours has been jailed for two years after he caused hundreds of holidaymakers to miss their flights.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th July 2016

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Ellie Butler murder: Father displayed ‘pattern of impulsive violence’ – BBC News

‘A man who murdered his six-year-old daughter was described as displaying a “pattern of impulsive violence” months before she died, it has been revealed.’

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BBC News, 30th July 2016

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Former British judo champion jailed for attempting to smuggle Albanian asylum seekers into UK – The Independent

Posted July 29th, 2016 in asylum, news, sentencing, trafficking in human beings by tracey

‘A former judo champion who represented Great Britain has been jailed for attempting to smuggle Albanian migrants into the UK.’

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The Independent, 29th July 2016

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Rapper Grymey D jailed for grooming and having sex with schoolgirls – BBC News

Posted July 29th, 2016 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences by tracey

‘A rapper who groomed schoolgirls on social media then filmed himself having sex with them has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 29th July 2016

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Teenager who spent student loan trying to join Isil and used a ‘step-by-step guide to terrorism’ is jailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 29th, 2016 in news, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘A radicalised teenager who spent his student loan trying to join Islamic State and used a “step-by-step guide to terrorism” has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th July 2016

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Barrister cops double suspension after immigration conviction – Legal Futures

‘A barrister who was convicted last year of practising as an immigration adviser while his registration was suspended, has now been suspended from the Bar as well.’

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legal Futures, 28th July 2016

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Nuisance caller cost the taxpayer £78,000 by making 408 calls to the ambulance service in two years – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 28th, 2016 in assault, emergency services, health, news, nuisance, sentencing, Wales by tracey

‘A woman who cost the taxpayer £78,000 by phoning ambulance service more than 400 times in two years has been jailed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th July 2016

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Divorced helicopter pilot who refuses to leave the marital home could be jailed – Daily Telegraph

‘A helicopter pilot who barricaded himself in the home he lost in his £6m divorce will be jailed if he does not get out of the property by next week.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th July 2016

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Parole Board chief urges indefinite jail release change – BBC News

Posted July 26th, 2016 in news, probation, release on licence, sentencing by sally

‘Prisoners held indefinitely after serving their minimum term or tariff should not have to prove it is “safe” to release them, new Parole Board chairman Nick Hardwick has said.’

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26th July 2016

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Hate crime: Prosecutors told to push for tougher sentences – BBC News

‘Prosecutors will be urged to push for tougher sentences for people committing hate crimes, following a rise in incidents after the EU referendum.’

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BBC News, 24th July 2016

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