No witness immunity for the Forensic Science Service – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted July 16th, 2013 in appeals, deceit, human rights, immunity, negligence, news, witnesses by sally

“There was evidence in this case that employees of the Forensic Science Service had altered the exhibit numbers on the evidence in question, possibly to cover up their mistake.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 15th July 2013


The sexual behaviour of undercover police fits the definition of rape – The Guardian

Posted June 28th, 2013 in consent, deceit, investigatory powers, news, police, rape, women by tracey

“The case law shows that undercover police officers who slept with protesters are on dangerous legal ground.”

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The Guardian, 28th June 2013


Bogus Italian lawyer Giovanni di Stefano found guilty – BBC News

Posted March 28th, 2013 in deceit, fraud, money laundering, news by tracey

“A self-styled Italian lawyer has been found guilty of tricking people into
thinking he was a bona fide legal professional.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th March 2013


Husband tricked into believing wife’s children were his awarded £25,000 damages – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 14th, 2013 in bereavement, damages, deceit, DNA, news, paternity by tracey

“A husband has won £25,000 in damages for ‘bereavement’ after his wife tricked him into believing children whom he raised until they were teenagers were his rather than the products of affairs.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th January 2013


A Perception on Deception – Part II – Zenith Chambers

Posted April 16th, 2012 in deceit, fraud, insurance, news, personal injuries, pleadings by sally

“Part I of this Article considered the approach of the courts and Insurers during the litigation process, but what happens post-litigation? Part II considers that very question.”

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Zenith Chambers, 11th April 2012


Women sue police over undercover officer relationships – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 19th, 2011 in deceit, news, police by tracey

“A group of women have launched landmark court action against Britain’s biggest police force, claiming they were duped into forming long-term relationships with undercover policemen.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th December 2011


Blaggers could be jailed – Nick Clegg – BBC News

Posted July 15th, 2011 in abortion, data protection, deceit, news, sentencing by tracey

“People found guilty of obtaining personal details by deception – known as ‘blagging’ – should be jailed, Deputy PM Nick Clegg has said.”

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BBC News, 14th July 2011


Reggie Perrin bid man convicted – The Independent

Posted June 1st, 2011 in child abuse, deceit, news, suicide by sally

“A man who faked his own death by leaving his clothing, car keys and a suicide note on a beach was today convicted of child sex offences.”

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The Independent, 31st May 2011


Daniyal Shahzad to be deported to Pakistan after lies – BBC News

Posted March 31st, 2011 in deceit, deportation, immigration, news by sally

“A teenager will be deported to his home country of Pakistan after lying about his past in a bid for UK residency.”

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BBC News, 30th March 2011


Adedoyin v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

Posted July 8th, 2010 in appeals, deceit, immigration, law reports by sally

Adedoyin v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWCA Civ 773; [2010] WLR (D) 172

“Dishonesty or deception was required to render a false representation a ground for mandatory refusal of an application for extension of leave to remain. The term ‘false representations’ in paras 320(7A)(7B) and 322(1A) of the Immigration Rules should be read as meaning ‘dishonest representations’, though the dishonesty need not be that of the claimant himself.”

WLR Daily, 7th July 2010


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4Eng Ltd v Harper and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted June 23rd, 2008 in damages, deceit, law reports by sally

4Eng Ltd v Harper and Another

Chancery Division

“Damages for loss of a chance were recoverable in an action for deceit.”

The Times, 23rd June 2008


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4 Eng Ltd v Harper and another – WLR Daily

Posted May 1st, 2008 in damages, deceit, law reports by sally

4 Eng Ltd v Harper and another [2008] EWHC 915 (Ch); [2008] WLR (D) 131

There was no objection in principle to recovery of damages for loss of a chance in an action for deceit.”

WLR Daily, 30th April 2008


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