Pilot jailed for £30m mortgage fraud – BBC News

Posted October 15th, 2014 in accountants, conspiracy, fraud, mortgages, news, sentencing, solicitors by sally

‘A former Virgin Atlantic pilot has been jailed for 14 years for committing a £30m mortgage fraud in Berkshire.’

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BBC News, 14th October 2014

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Jail for masterminds of £21m pyramid scheme with 10,000 victims – The Independent

Posted October 14th, 2014 in consumer protection, fraud, news, retrials, sentencing by sally

‘Two “greedy” women who masterminded a £21m get-rich-quick pyramid scheme that fleeced at least 10,000 victims wept yesterday as they were jailed for six months.’

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The Independent, 13th October 2014

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Drunken hovercraft pilot Richard Pease jailed – BBC News

Posted October 13th, 2014 in drunk in charge, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘A hovercraft pilot who transported passengers across the Solent while nearly three times the legal alcohol limit has been jailed for eight months.’

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BBC News, 10th October 2014

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Connor Gibson jailed for killing toddler Kacey Hambleton – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for nine years for killing his partner’s two-year-old daughter.’

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BBC News, 10th October 2014

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Appeal court reserves judgment on Max Clifford’s appeal against sentence – The Guardian

Posted October 10th, 2014 in appeals, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘The appeal court has reserved judgment on an appeal by the publicist Max Clifford against the length of his eight-year jail sentence for sex offences.’

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The Guardian, 9th October 2014

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Woman jailed for life after beating up man and leaving him for dead in skip – The Guardian

Posted October 10th, 2014 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A young woman who laughed as she kicked and punched a man before stripping him and leaving him for dead in a skip has been jailed for life.’

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The Guardian, 9th October 2014

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Drug dealer Christopher Holloway jailed for 10 years – BBC News

Posted October 10th, 2014 in drug offences, internet, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who sold drugs running a “legal high” website made £2.5m from his illegal activity, a court was told.’

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BBC News, 9th October 2014

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Alfie Sullock death: Michael Pearce nine-year term stands – BBC News

Posted October 9th, 2014 in appeals, complaints, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A nine-year jail sentence given to a man who killed his girlfriend’s six-week-old baby was not “unduly lenient”, appeal judges have ruled.’

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BBC News, 8th October 2014

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Exploitative gangmaster fined only £500 – The Independent

Posted October 9th, 2014 in appeals, fines, gangmasters, news, Northern Ireland, sentencing by sally

‘An illegal gangmaster who made Romanian workers scavenge in bins while charging them to live in an unheated shed has been fined just £500.’

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The Independent, 8th October 2014

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Max Clifford set to appeal his eight year prison sentence for string of indecent assaults today – The Independent

Posted October 9th, 2014 in appeals, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Max Clifford, the disgraced PR guru found guilty of a string of indecent assaults in May, it set to appeal his eight year prison sentence today.’

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The Independent, 9th October 2014

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Warnings of “US-style penalties” for corporate economic crimes as new sentencing guidelines come into force – OUT-LAW.com

‘Firms operating in England and Wales should be prepared for tougher penalties in cases of fraud, bribery and money laundering now that new sentencing guidelines have come into force, an expert has said.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 7th October 2014

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Kristopher Mitchell jailed for Jessica Watkins murder – BBC News

Posted October 7th, 2014 in domestic violence, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A Newport man has been jailed for life after he stabbed and strangled his girlfriend as she lay in the bath.’

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BBC News, 6th October 2014

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Revenge porn could lead to 14-year sentence, new guidelines clarify – The Guardian

‘The most serious cases of revenge pornography – putting sexually explicit images of former partners online – should be prosecuted under laws which carry a maximum sentence of 14 years, new guidance from the Crown Prosecution Service suggests.’

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The Guardian, 7th October 2014

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Seaham rabbit torturers spared prison – BBC News

Posted October 6th, 2014 in animal cruelty, community service, compensation, internet, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two men who posed naked in the bath with a pet rabbit before torturing and killing it have been spared jail.’

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BBC News, 3rd October 2014

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Aston Robinson guilty of Kayleigh-Anne Palmer’s scarf murder – BBC News

Posted October 6th, 2014 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing, video recordings by sally

‘A man who strangled his 16-year-old pregnant girlfriend with a scarf has been jailed for life for her murder.’

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BBC News, 3rd October 2014

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Man jailed for making fake detectors he claimed could find Madeleine McCann – The Guardian

Posted October 6th, 2014 in explosives, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for making bogus bomb detectors that he claimed could find missing Madeleine McCann.’

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The Guardian, 3rd October 2014

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Woman has sentence increased for sexual activity with 14-year-old boy – The Guardian

Posted October 3rd, 2014 in appeals, children, news, sentencing, sexual offences, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A woman who engaged in sexual activity with a 14-year-old boy after a drunken night out has been jailed by leading judges who overturned her “unduly lenient” non-custodial sentence.’

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The Guardian, 3rd October 2014

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Fake bomb detector husband jailed for three years – BBC News

Posted October 3rd, 2014 in fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who claimed plastic devices he made in his garden shed could detect bombs and find missing Madeleine McCann has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd October 2014

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Five jailed in Sheffield teenager sex abuse and trafficking case – The Guardian

Posted October 3rd, 2014 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, trafficking in human beings by tracey

‘Five men have been given jail sentences totalling more than 28 years after a 13-year-old girl who ran away from home was trafficked for sex while she was missing for more than a week, police said.’

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The Guardian, 2nd October 2014

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Steven Miles jailed for murder of girlfriend Elizabeth Thomas – BBC News

Posted October 2nd, 2014 in autism, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A teenage boy obsessed with a TV serial killer has been jailed for at least 25 years for murdering and dismembering his 17-year-old girlfriend.’

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BBC News, 2nd October 2014

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