Abingdon police station voyeur jailed – BBC News

Posted April 4th, 2014 in news, sentencing, sexual offences prevention orders, theft by sally

‘A man who secretly filmed female police officers in changing rooms has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd April 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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Sentencing for theft offences – consultation launched on sentencing guidelines – Sentencing Council

Posted April 3rd, 2014 in consultations, electricity, press releases, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘The Sentencing Council has launched a 12-week consultation on its proposed guidelines for judges and magistrates to use when sentencing people for theft offences.’

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Sentencing Council, 3rd April 2014

Source: http://sentencingcouncil.judiciary.gov.uk

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West Midlands Police officers jailed for Oldbury house theft – BBC News

Posted March 27th, 2014 in guilty pleas, news, police, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘Two police officers who stole cash and cigarettes from a house have been jailed after being caught in a sting operation by their own force.’

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BBC News, 27th March 2014

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Carer disguised herself as 81-year-old Alzheimer’s sufferer to steal £22,000 from pensioner – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 12th, 2014 in abuse of position of trust, carers, elderly, fraud, identity fraud, news, theft by tracey

‘A carer tried to disguise herself as an 81-year-old Alzheimer’s sufferer in a bid to steal £22,000 from a pensioner’s bank account.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th March 2014

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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Solicitor coroner struck off over £2m theft from clients to fund lavish lifestyle – Legal Futures

Posted March 12th, 2014 in compensation, costs, disciplinary procedures, executors, fraud, news, solicitors, theft, wills by tracey

‘A Gloucestershire solicitor who also served as the county’s coroner has been struck off after taking nearly £2m from clients to fund an extravagant lifestyle.’

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Legal Futures, 11th March 2014

Source: www.litigationfutures.com

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Policeman who hit ‘snarling’ shoplifter on the head faces sack – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 12th, 2014 in assault, closed circuit television, community service, news, police, standards, theft by tracey

‘A policeman who punched a shoplifter on the head before pinning her to the   ground faces dismissal after being sentenced to a community order. Pc James Kiddie, 45, who had worked for the Metropolitan Police for 12 years,   said he hit out after the “snarling” woman bit him on the finger and claimed   that she had the Aids virus.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th March 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

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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Regina v Lewis (Leroy) – WLR Daily

Posted February 3rd, 2014 in appeals, assault, attempts, evidence, indictments, jurisdiction, law reports, theft by tracey

Regina v Lewis (Leroy): [2013] EWCA Crim 2596;   [2014] WLR (D)  38

‘Once an indictment had been properly preferred and signed it remained the indictment in the case, so that the Crown Court had jurisdiction to try a case where no evidence had been offered on the single indictable offence and only summary offences were left to be tried.’

WLR Daily, 5th December 2014

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

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Prosecutors drop case against men caught taking food from Iceland bins – The Guardian

Posted January 30th, 2014 in food, news, prosecutions, public interest, theft, trespass by sally

‘Three men caught taking discarded food from bins outside an Iceland store will not now be prosecuted after an explosion of criticism over the decision to bring charges against them, including from the company’s chief executive.’

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The Guardian, 29th January 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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Gardener Andrew Woodhouse who beat thieves is cleared – BBC News

Posted January 23rd, 2014 in grievous bodily harm, news, self-defence, theft by sally

‘A gardener has been cleared of causing grievous bodily harm to thieves he caught red-handed raiding his business.’

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BBC News, 23rd January 2014

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Ex-couple jailed for spending £450,000 of daughter’s disability fund on cars and jewels – The Independent

Posted January 20th, 2014 in compensation, disabled persons, families, negligence, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A divorced couple have been jailed after they stole almost £500,000 from their severely brain damaged daughter’s £2.6 million compensation fund, to finance their “greed and indulgence”.’

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The Independent, 17th January 2014

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Park Christmas club savings thief Joanne Jones jailed for 18 months – BBC News

Posted January 13th, 2014 in abuse of position of trust, news, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘A mother-of-four who stole nearly £8,000 from a Christmas savings club in south Wales has been jailed for 18 months.’

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BBC News, 13th January 2014

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Dr Mansoor Kassim sentenced for faking Viagra scripts – BBC News

Posted January 10th, 2014 in breach of trust, doctors, fraud, news, professional conduct, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘A doctor with “marital difficulties” forged prescriptions for Viagra because he was too embarrassed to see his GP. Dr Mansoor Kassim, 37, who worked at Ystrad Fawr Hospital near Caerphilly, faked £340.67 worth of scripts, Newport magistrates heard. He was given a suspended jail sentence after admitting four charges of making a false prescription, two of theft by an employee and one of fraud.’

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BBC News, 10th January 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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Solicitor jailed after stealing £2m from his clients and their families – Daily Telegraph

‘The victims of a corrupt solicitor and former Coroner who stole from their loved ones’ estates have been left asking how he managed to get away with it for so long.’

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Daily Telegraph, 15th December 2013

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Man jailed for phishing scam that targeted UK students to steal £1.5m – The Guardian

Posted December 16th, 2013 in conspiracy, electronic mail, fraud, internet, loans, money laundering, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A man has been jailed for nearly four years for his part in a phishing scam that targeted UK students to steal in excess of £1.5m.’

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The Guardian, 14th December 2013

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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World’s leading authors: state surveillance of personal data is theft – The Guardian

Posted December 10th, 2013 in data protection, interception, investigatory powers, news, theft, whistleblowers by tracey

‘More than 500 of the world’s leading authors, including five Nobel prize winners, have condemned the scale of state surveillance revealed by the whistleblower Edward Snowden and warned that spy agencies are undermining democracy and must be curbed by a new international charter.’

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The Guardian, 10th December 2013

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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Birmingham bag-snatcher jailed for woman’s death – BBC News

Posted December 3rd, 2013 in assault, homicide, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A bag-snatcher who fatally injured a Birmingham grandmother during a mugging has been jailed for 11 years.’

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BBC News, 2nd December 2013

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Coroner Alan Crickmore jailed for eight years over £2m theft – BBC News

Posted November 29th, 2013 in coroners, fraud, news, sentencing, theft by sally

“A former Gloucestershire coroner has been jailed for eight years for stealing £2m from clients, some of whom had died, at his solicitors practice.”

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BBC News, 28th November 2013

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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Woman jailed for stealing flowers from Liverpool crematorium – BBC News

“A woman has been jailed for stealing flowers from a Liverpool crematorium to then sell on for profit.”

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BBC News, 30th October 2013

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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UK’s top prosecutor defends journalists who break law in public interest – The Guardian

“Britain’s most senior prosecutor has launched a robust defence of journalists who break the law pursuing investigations that have a genuine public interest. Legal guidelines had been drafted, he said, to protect reporters.”

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The Guardian, 18th October 2013

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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