Derby men jailed after paying children for sex – BBC News

Posted September 25th, 2012 in child abuse, news, prostitution, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

“Eight men who preyed on ‘vulnerable’ underage teenage girls for sex have been jailed for up to seven years.”

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BBC News, 24th September 2012

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Telford brothers convicted of child sex offences – BBC News

Posted August 8th, 2012 in child abuse, news, prostitution, rape, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

“Two brothers from Telford have been found guilty of 25 counts of sexual offences against young girls.”

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BBC News, 8th August 2012

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Carlisle takeaway boss jailed for child sex – The Independent

Posted May 15th, 2012 in children, incitement, news, prostitution, sentencing by sally

“A takeaway boss has been jailed for 15 years after paying under-age girls for sex and inciting others to become child prostitutes.”

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The Independent, 15th May 2012

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Prostitution ring head Thomas Carroll to hand over £1.9m – BBC News

Posted March 23rd, 2012 in news, proceeds of crime, prostitution by tracey

“A man who ran an international prostitution ring will have to hand over £1.9m of his criminal profits after losing a court appeal.”

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BBC News, 23rd March 2012

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Regina v Court and another – WLR Daily

Posted February 10th, 2012 in law reports, prostitution by tracey

Regina v Court and another: [2012] EWCA Crim 133;  [2012] WLR (D)  27

“The ingredients of the common law offence of keeping a disorderly house required that the services provided were open to members of the public and were of such a character and conducted in such a manner that their provision amounted to an outrage to public decency. The provision of straightforward sexual intercourse was not sufficient to constitute the offence.”

WLR Daily, 9th February 2012

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Call for change in law to protect prostitutes from violent crime – The Guardian

Posted January 16th, 2012 in news, prostitution, violence by sally

“A series of gang attacks on brothels in east London has triggered calls for changes to the prostitution laws after victims who reported knifepoint robberies said they ended up being threatened with prosecution.”

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The Guardian, 16th January 2012

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Regina v Barnett – WLR Daily

Posted January 3rd, 2012 in appeals, confiscation, law reports, prostitution, sentencing by tracey

Regina v Barnett; [2011] EWCA Crim 2936;  [2011] WLR (D)  385

“In relation to proceedings in which a defendant’s benefit from general criminal conduct was assessed the court was ‘entitled’ to make the assumptions provided for in section 10 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 even if the prosecution had not given the written preliminary notice provided for in section 71(2) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988. The Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) so held in allowing an appeal by the defendant, Ian Stanley Barnett, against a confiscation order made by Judge Hernandez in the Crown Court at Manchester on 2 February 2011 on the basis of an assessment that the defendant’s financial benefit from his general criminal conduct was £5,085,22·70 and substituting the figure of £873,010.”

WLR Daily, 21st December 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

 

Loner jailed for preying on girls – The Independent

“A dangerous loner who preyed on young girls and threatened to burn down one teenage victim’s family home was jailed indefinitely today.”

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The Independent, 8th November 2011

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Authorities failing to enforce law aimed at tackling sex with trafficked women – The Guardian

“The failure of police and prosecutors to enforce a law that criminalises men who pay for sex with trafficked women is jeopardising the attempt to tackle human trafficking into Britain.”

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The Guardian, 19th July 2011

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Human trafficking victims will not be treated as criminals, says CPS – The Guardian

“Women and children who it is suspected have been trafficked into the UK should no longer be treated as criminals, according to new guidance to prosecutors issued by the Crown Prosecution Service.”

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The Guardian, 3rd July 2011

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Duncan Smith to warn of threat from human trafficking – BBC News

Posted June 15th, 2011 in news, prostitution, trafficking in human beings, victims by sally

“Iain Duncan Smith is to warn about the threat posed by human trafficking as the think tank he founded launches a review of efforts to combat slavery.”

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BBC News, 15th June 2011

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Home Office urged to halt deportation of Ghanaian sex trafficking victim – The Guardian

Posted April 1st, 2011 in deportation, news, prostitution, trafficking in human beings by sally

“A charity is calling on the Home Office to halt the forced deportation of a trafficked Ghanian woman who was forced into prostitution and who is HIV positive.”

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The Guardian, 1st April 2011

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Prostitution ring boss Thomas Carroll faces £1.9m order – BBC News

Posted March 14th, 2011 in money laundering, news, proceeds of crime, prostitution by sally

“A man who ran an international prostitution ring has been told to hand over nearly £2m of his criminal profits or face another 10 years in jail.”

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BBC News, 14th March 2011

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Paedophile cult leader convicted for ‘satanic’ rape campaign – The Guardian

“A man has been found guilty of leading a ‘satanic’ sex cult from his home in a small Welsh town. Colin Batley, 48, of Kidwelly, west Wales, presided over a group that preyed on young children and held occult rites.”

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The Guardian, 9th March 2011

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Father and son convicted of trafficking women into UK prostitution – The Guardian

Posted January 19th, 2011 in news, prostitution, trafficking in human beings by sally

“A father and son were today convicted of trafficking women into Britain from Romania and forcing them to work as prostitutes.”

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The Guardian, 18th January 2011

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Sex trafficking gang offered to sell young virgins to wealthy Arabs – The Guardian

Posted September 15th, 2010 in conspiracy, news, prostitution, sentencing, trafficking in human beings by sally

“An Iranian gang who tried to sell young female virgins to wealthy Arabs charging up to £150,000 a girl, was jailed for sex trafficking and prostitution today.”

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The Guardian, 14th September 2010

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UK brothel users escape crackdown on forced prostitution – The Guardian

Posted August 19th, 2010 in news, prostitution, sex establishments, trafficking in human beings by sally

“Men who use brothels are escaping a new law intended to crack down on the coercion of women into prostitution, the Guardian has learned.”

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The Guardian, 18th August 2010

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Nine jailed after girl forced into prostitution – The Independent

Posted August 3rd, 2010 in children, news, prostitution, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“Nine men have been jailed after a 14-year-old girl was preyed upon and forced into prostitution.”

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The Independent, 3rd August 2010

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Preston brothel closed – UK Border Agency

Posted July 14th, 2010 in immigration, press releases, prostitution, sex establishments by sally

“New powers to close down brothels were used for the first time in the North of England on 9 July, by our officers.”

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UK Border Agency, 12th July 2010

Source: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk

Brothel owner Wayne Baker ordered to pay £135,000 – BBC News

Posted July 9th, 2010 in news, proceeds of crime, prostitution, sex establishments by sally

“A man who lured girls as young as 14 into prostitution has been ordered to pay more than £135,000 from his assets or face another three years in jail.”

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BBC News, 8th July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk