Sheep rustling: Police are studying ancient methods of identification to help beat the thieves – The Independent

Posted August 27th, 2015 in agriculture, animals, identification, news, theft by sally

‘Pity the poor country coppers – if you thought they had enough on their plates with red diesel, dogging and bored teenagers necking horse tranquillisers, now they’re having to get to grips with sheep markings designed by the Vikings.’

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The Independent, 26th August 2015

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Woman fined nearly £300 for stealing three bottles of baby milk – The Independent

Posted August 19th, 2015 in charities, community service, fines, magistrates, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A woman has been fined nearly £300 for stealing three bottles of baby milk at South Derbyshire Magistrates Court this week.’

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The Independent, 18th August 2015

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Famished woman fined £330 for stealing a 75p pack of Mars Bars after benefits stopped – The Independent

Posted August 17th, 2015 in benefits, fines, news, theft by sally

‘A woman has been fined £330 for stealing a 75p pack of Mars Bars after her benefits were stopped.’
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The Independent, 14th August 2015

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Jailed: Evesham gran stole more than £500,000 from boss – BBC News

Posted August 4th, 2015 in fraud, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A “trusted” grandmother has been jailed for three years after stealing more than £500,000 to fund her lifestyle with a younger man.’
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BBC News, 3rd August 2015

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Former employee found guilty over Morrisons data theft – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Andrew Skelton, a former employee of Morrisons supermarket has today (17 July) been found guilty of fraud, securing unauthorised access to computer material and disclosing personal data. He has been sentenced to eight years at Bradford Crown Court, in relation to stealing personal data belonging to nearly 100,000 Morrisons employees.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 17th July 2015

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Ex-cricketer Andy Hayhurst jailed for £100k fraud – BBC News

Posted June 15th, 2015 in assets recovery, fraud, news, proceeds of crime, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A former cricketer who stole more than £100,000 meant for young players has been jailed for two years.’
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BBC News, 12th June 2015

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Lawyer plundered more than £600,000 from elderly clients to pay for call girls – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 2nd, 2015 in news, powers of attorney, sentencing, solicitors, theft by sally

‘The village solicitor raided the accounts of 13 clients aged between 67 and 100 and spent the money on ‘pens, pottery, pornography and prostitutes’.’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st June 2015

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Swansea golf club ram-raid burglar Paul Newcombe jailed – BBC News

‘A burglar who used a car to smash his way into a golf club before leading police on a “dangerous” car chase has been jailed for two years.’

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BBC News, 28th May 2015

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Toblerone lorry thieves jailed – The Guardian

Posted May 26th, 2015 in conspiracy, gangs, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘Six men have been jailed after lorries and their loads including Toblerone chocolate and whiskey were stolen in Kent.’

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The Guardian, 26th May 2015

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Women in prison equals children without mothers, say justice groups – The Independent

‘12,000 women are sentenced each year in the UK – leaving about 20,000 children without mothers, according to Women in Prison’

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The Independent, 16th May 2015

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Housekeeper jailed for stealing antiques and artwork from employer – The Guardian

Posted May 8th, 2015 in employment, fraud, news, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘A former showjumper who stole antiques and art including a Picasso sketch and Ben Nicholson painting from a countess while working as her housekeeper has been jailed for three years.’

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The Guardian, 7th May 2015

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Hampstead ‘strangler’ Tommy Puhlhoffer jailed attacking again after early release – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 5th, 2015 in assault, early release, news, recidivists, sentencing, theft by sally

‘Victim of Tommy Puhlhoffer, who throttled victims as he robbed them, criticises sort of justice that allowed him back on to the streets to offend again.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th May 2015

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Head Sian Harkin admits fraud, theft and forgery – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2015 in forgery, fraud, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, teachers, theft by tracey

‘A head teacher who tried to defraud her school of £30,000 to help a builder working on her house has been jailed for a year.’

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BBC News, 30th April 2015

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Masked robber jailed after being recognised by his ex-‘mother-in-law’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 14th, 2015 in news, offensive weapons, theft by sally

‘Kyle Iveson, 24, burst into a convenience shop brandishing a 12in kitchen knife, demanding cash, and calling her a ‘b***h’.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th April 2015

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Homeless London man jailed for mugging Soho 92-year-old – BBC News

Posted April 14th, 2015 in news, recidivists, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A homeless man who knocked over a frail London pensioner to steal just £5 has been jailed for 30 months.’

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BBC News, 14th April 2015

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Court sits at British Museum for first time as judge studies looted Libyan sculpture – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 31st, 2015 in artistic works, courts, customs and excise, news, theft by sally

‘Marble statue worth £2 million looted from a UNESCO world heritage site in war-torn country.’

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Daily Telegraph, 30th March 2015

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Jail for thief who tried to sell secret nuclear submarine documents – The Guardian

Posted March 26th, 2015 in burglary, confidentiality, documents, intelligence services, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A factory worker who stole restricted documents about British nuclear submarines and tried to sell them to an eastern European government has been jailed for four and a half years.’

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The Guardian, 25th March 2015

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Burglar who sued prison for back injuries caught carrying stolen widescreen TV – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 19th, 2015 in compensation, costs, news, personal injuries, prisons, theft by sally

‘Judge rules HMP Manchester still has to pay Ryan Hough nearly £3,000 compensation for bunk bed fall despite burglar being caught taking TV in raid on fire-hit home.’

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Daily Telegraph, 18th March 2015

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What should we do with violent children? One secure home may have the answer – The Guardian

‘The young people locked up in Clayfields House have been convicted of serious crimes, from assault to murder. Under close supervision, many have turned their lives around – but now this unusual prison may be under threat.’

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The Guardian, 18th March 2015

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Cambridge University bursar jailed for stealing £300,000 to fund bingo addiction – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 17th, 2015 in accountants, false accounting, fraud, gambling, news, sentencing, theft, universities by sally

‘A woman who stole nearly £300,000 from one of Cambridge’s most famous colleges as she squandered more than £6 million on bingo has been jailed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 16th March 2015

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