Gang member jailed for London acid attack – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted October 4th, 2018 in conspiracy, hazardous substances, press releases, robbery, sentencing by tracey

‘The ringleader of a gang who sprayed corrosive cleaning fluid in the face of a shopkeeper during a failed robbery has been jailed for ten years, with a further four years on licence.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 3rd October 2018

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Woman who laundered money from corrupt payments to her brother sentenced – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 27th, 2018 in confiscation, conspiracy, money laundering, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘A woman who hid $3.5 million in corrupt payments by letting it pass through her foreign bank accounts has been given a suspended prison sentence today (25 September).’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 25th September 2018

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Fraud ringleader jailed over ‘boiler room’ scam – BBC News

Posted September 17th, 2018 in conspiracy, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “boiler room” fraud ringleader has been sentenced to a total of 13 years in jail after being found guilty of conspiring with five others to con 170 investors out of £2.8m.’

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BBC News, 14th September 2018

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Acid attack car thieves convicted – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 14th, 2018 in conspiracy, hazardous substances, press releases, robbery by tracey

‘A gang of carjackers who sprayed corrosive ammonia into the eyes of their victims have been convicted after a public appeal by former boxer Michael Watson.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 13th September 2018

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Three people jailed for converting and selling pistols and ammo – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 6th, 2018 in conspiracy, firearms, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘Three people who were found guilty for their part in the illegal conversion of blank firing pistols and cartridges have today (5 September) been jailed for a total of 52 years.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 5th September 2018

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Seven jailed for life over fatal stabbing of teenager in Manchester – The Guardian

‘Five men and two teenage boys have been jailed for life with a minimum tariff of 14 to 19 years after a teenager was stabbed to death in Manchester’s Moss Side.’

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The Guardian, 4th September 2018

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Cyprus-based drug dealer who got mum to run business jailed – BBC News

Posted September 4th, 2018 in conspiracy, drug trafficking, gangs, news, sentencing by sally

‘A Cyprus-based dealer who got his mother to run a £300,000 drug ring from the UK has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd September 2018

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Hatton Garden raider Daniel Jones given more jail time – BBC News

Posted August 15th, 2018 in burglary, confiscation, conspiracy, news, sentencing by sally

‘One of the ringleaders behind the Hatton Garden raid has been given additional jail time for failing to pay his confiscation order.’

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BBC News, 14th August 2018

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Model George Koh guilty of killing rival after Instagram row – The Guardian

Posted August 14th, 2018 in conspiracy, murder, news, offensive weapons by sally

‘A model has been convicted of stabbing a more successful rival to death after a row on Instagram over a woman.’

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The Guardian, 13th August 2018

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English court had jurisdiction over conspiracy claim in gambling case – OUT-LAW.com

Posted August 13th, 2018 in conspiracy, fraud, gambling, Guernsey, jurisdiction, news, subsidiary companies by sally

‘A Guernsey-registered online gambling company can pursue a conspiracy claim against a group of Peruvian-resident customers in the English courts, the Court of Appeal has ruled.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 10th August 2018

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Group jailed for 47 years after £450,000 maternity payment scam – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted July 19th, 2018 in benefits, conspiracy, fraud, press releases, sentencing, social security by tracey

‘Twelve people who plotted to claim more than £450,000 in maternity payments for babies which did not exist have been jailed for 47 years today (18 July). The defendants, who included members of the same family and their partners and friends, made at least 158 fraudulent applications for maternity allowance over the course of 52 months.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 18th July 2018

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Care home boss who stole millions from residents jailed – Crown Prosecution Service

‘The owner of a care home who tried to defraud residents out of £4.1million by isolating them from their families and persuading them to make him a beneficiary of their wills has been jailed today.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 13th July 2018

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

A very English scandal – New Law Journal

Posted June 25th, 2018 in bias, conspiracy, judges, murder, news, trials, witnesses by sally

‘Alec Samuels shares his reflections on the legal significance of the Jeremy Thorpe case.’

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New Law Journal, 21st June 2018

Source: www.newlawjournal.co.uk

Members of all-female terror cell jailed over London knife plot – The Guardian

Posted June 18th, 2018 in conspiracy, guilty pleas, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, terrorism, women by sally

‘Members of Britain’s first all-female terror cell, including a mother and daughter, have been jailed for planning a knife attack on members of the public outside the Palace of Westminster in London.’

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The Guardian, 15th June 2018

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One of Britain’s biggest drug dealers convicted of running £68m into UK – The Independent

Posted June 14th, 2018 in conspiracy, drug trafficking, news, sentencing by tracey

‘One of Britain’s biggest drugs dealers has been convicted for his part in running £68m of cocaine and cannabis into the UK.’

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The Independent, 14th June 2018

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Ladbroke Grove drill rap machete gang sentenced – BBC News

‘Five gang members who made “drill” music videos glorifying violence have been sentenced after being caught with machetes and baseball bats.’

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BBC News, 11th June 2018

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Men jailed for Formula One tax relief scam – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted June 5th, 2018 in conspiracy, press releases, sentencing, tax evasion by tracey

‘Four men who set up a filming company to claim fraudulent tax rebates worth more than £2million from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have been sentenced today (4 June).’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 4th June 2018

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Here’s another Jeremy Thorpe scandal – its chilling legacy in law – Geoffrey Robertson – The Guardian

‘I defended the New Statesman during the legal fallout of the 1970s scandal. But ultimately a veil of secrecy was drawn over the British jury system.’

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The Guardian, 2nd June 2018

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Secret evidence leads to downgrade of convictions over Stoke shooting – The Guardian

Posted May 23rd, 2018 in appeals, conspiracy, evidence, firearms, grievous bodily harm, murder, news by tracey

‘Secret evidence that was not disclosed at trial has led to the overturning of the convictions of five men for conspiracy to murder following a shooting in Stoke-on-Trent in 2010.’

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The Guardian, 22nd May 2018

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Computer hacker who stole customers’ data from hundreds of top companies facing jail – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 3rd, 2018 in computer crime, conspiracy, drug offences, fraud, news by tracey

‘A computer hacker who stole customers’ data from more than 100 companies worldwide before selling the information to criminals on the dark web is facing years in jail.’

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd May 2018

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk