Footballer found guilty of contempt of court – Attorney General’s Office

‘A semi-professional footballer who was caught tweeting about playing football 24 hours after making a dishonest insurance claim for whiplash today admitted contempt of court.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 15th April 2016

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Court heaps landmark contempt sentence on whiplash cheat – Litigation Futures

‘A semi-professional footballer who brought a fake whiplash claim has suffered twice over after a four-month suspended sentence for contempt was heaped on an £11,000 costs order for bringing a fundamentally dishonest claim.’

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Litigation Futures, 19th April 2016

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Brothers filmed abusing pet bulldog put on suspended prison sentence – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 31st, 2016 in animal cruelty, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘Shocking footage has been released showing two brothers abusing their pet dog and a petition has been launched after they walked free from court on a suspended sentence.’

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Daily Telegraph, 31st March 2016

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Rapist Luke Grender locked up as ‘lenient’ sentence reviewed – BBC News

‘A teenager rapist has had his suspended sentence replaced by a three-year term in a young offenders institution after the case was referred back to the Court of Appeal.’

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BBC News, 15th March 2016

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Knife criminals spared jail despite ‘two strikes and you’re out’ law – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 11th, 2016 in cautions, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, statistics, suspended sentences by tracey

‘Half of criminals caught carrying a knife have been spared an immediate jail term for a repeat offence despite a new “two strikes and you’re out” rule.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th March 2016

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Gang of men sentenced for Hatton Garden raid – BBC News

Posted March 10th, 2016 in burglary, conspiracy, gangs, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘Five men have been jailed for up to seven years for the £14m Hatton Garden safety deposit box jewellery raid.’

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BBC News, 9th March 2016

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Accrington brothers jailed over Facebook judge posts – BBC News

Posted February 29th, 2016 in drug offences, internet, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘Two drug dealing brothers taken back to court for mocking a judge when she decided not to send them to prison have now been jailed for two years.’

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BBC News, 26th February 2016

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Brothers remanded after abusing judge on Facebook – Guardian

Posted February 17th, 2016 in drug offences, imprisonment, internet, judges, news, suspended sentences by michael

‘Two brothers have been remanded in custody after a judge ordered them back to court over abusive Facebook messages posted shortly after they were handed suspended prison terms.’

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Guardian, 16 February 2016

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Voyeur who filmed women in Winter Wonderland toilets given suspended sentence – The Independent

Posted January 28th, 2016 in costs, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, voyeurism by sally

‘A Christmas theme park worker who used his smartphone to secretly film women in the toilets at the tourist attraction has been given a suspended jail sentence.’

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The Independent, 27th January 2016

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Man who slapped boy, five, in play area given suspended jail sentence – The Guardian

Posted January 21st, 2016 in assault, children, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A father has been given a suspended jail sentence for slapping a five-year-old child who he believed had hit his own son in a pub’s soft play area.’

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The Guardian, 20th January 2016

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Man sentenced for selling monkey heads – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 13th, 2016 in animal cruelty, animals, news, pornography, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘George Bush from Erith is given a suspended prison sentence after admitting selling monkey heads on eBay and also possessing animal porn.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th January 2016

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Knickers stealing Devon man is jailed – BBC News

Posted January 7th, 2016 in burglary, news, recidivists, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A serial underwear thief stole knickers from homes and washing lines 120 times, a court heard.’

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BBC News, 6th January 2016

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Woman who used fake penis to have sex with a woman avoids jail – The Guardian

‘A woman who wore a body suit and used a fake penis when having sex with a woman she met online has avoided jail.’

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The Guardian, 15th December 2015

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Jack Adcock death: Doctor and nurse get suspended sentences for manslaughter – BBC News

‘A doctor and an agency nurse who “seriously neglected” a six-year-old boy who died in hospital have been sentenced for his manslaughter.’

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BBC News, 14th December 2015

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Primark breastfeeding claim mother avoids jail ‘by a whisker’ – The Guardian

Posted December 3rd, 2015 in news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘Judge gives suspended sentence to Caroline Starmer, who lied about security guard taking baby from her while she fed.’

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The Guardian, 3rd December 2015

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Mother spared jail for dangling child out of window in ‘Michael Jackson moment’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 30th, 2015 in children, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘Incident echoes infamous moment the late Prince of Pop dangled his second son “Blanket” from a balcony of the Hotel Adlon in Berlin in 2002.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th November 2015

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Care worker spared jail after defrauding elderly couple of their savings – The Guardian

Posted November 26th, 2015 in care workers, fraud, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, theft by tracey

‘An elderly man with dementia spent his final days in a residential home separated from his wife of 63 years after their care worker defrauded them of their savings.

Yeoman, 27, was found guilty at Bristol crown court of one count of theft and 12 of fraud but she walked free with a suspended sentence.’

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The Guardian, 25th November 2015

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Teaching assistant who groomed schoolboy jailed after suspended sentence deemed too lenient – Daily Telegraph

‘A teaching assistant who had sex with a 15-year-old student has had her suspended sentence replaced with an immediate two-year jail term by the Court of Appeal.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th November 2015

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Woman sentenced for racist abuse on London bus – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted November 17th, 2015 in harassment, press releases, racism, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘Simone Joseph, 37, was sentenced today at Hendon Magistrates’ court to 16 weeks suspended for 18 months for racially aggravated intentional harassment. This relates to an incident on a 206 bus on 13th October 2015.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 13th November 2015

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Postman walks free after stealing 11,000 items of post over 22 years – Daily Telegraph

‘A postman who has stolen over 11,000 items of post since 1993 says he is “so sorry” for what he did.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th November 2015

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