UK hacker exploits online bank loophole to steal £100,000 – BBC News

Posted June 22nd, 2017 in banking, computer crime, fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A UK hacker has been jailed for stealing almost £100,000 from a bank by exploiting a bug in the bank’s online banking system.’

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BBC News, 21st June 2017

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Man and daughter jailed for killing neighbour over burst football – BBC News

Posted June 22nd, 2017 in homicide, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A father and daughter who launched a fatal attack on a neighbour who punctured a child’s football have each been jailed for seven years.’

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BBC News, 21st June 2017

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Crufts flyball winner banned from keeping dogs for life after RSPCA investigation – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 21st, 2017 in animal cruelty, charities, costs, dogs, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A former Crufts winner has been banned from keeping dogs for life after more than 30 animals were found living in “disgraceful” conditions at her home.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th June 2017

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Cancer fraudster ordered to pay back £1 after £15,000 deception – BBC News

Posted June 20th, 2017 in fraud, news, repayment, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A woman who conned a business out of more than £14,000 after claiming to have terminal cancer has been ordered to pay back £1.’

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BBC News, 20th June 2017

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Court again highlights ‘severe consequences’ of deliberately breaching freezing order, says expert – OUT-LAW.com

Posted June 19th, 2017 in freezing injunctions, injunctions, mental health, news, sentencing by sally

‘The High Court has again highlighted the “severe consequences” of deliberately breaching a freezing order, imposing a 12-month prison sentence on a woman who failed to comply with two deadlines and later lied to the court, an expert has said.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 19th June 2017

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Expert witnesses jailed in London after perjury on ‘industrial scale’ – The Guardian

‘Seven expert witnesses who fabricated evidence about the cost of replacement hire cars for motorists in road crashes have been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 16th June 2017

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Three men sentenced for modern slavery offences – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted June 16th, 2017 in forced labour, news, sentencing, trafficking in human beings by tracey

‘Three Polish nationals have today (14 June) been sentenced for modern slavery offences, after they trafficked workers to the UK and forced them to live in poverty and fear.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 14th June 2017

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Pentonville escapees sentenced to more time behind bars – The Guardian

Posted June 16th, 2017 in fugitive offenders, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Two prisoners who escaped a London jail by sawing through a metal bar, clambering over the roof and swinging around a CCTV pole using a bedsheet have had their sentences extended. James Whitlock, 32, and Matthew Baker, 29, went on the run in November last year after breaking out of HMP Pentonville. Staff at the jail did not realise they were gone until 15 hours after they were last seen in their cell.’

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The Guardian, 15th June 2017

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Sentencing: ‘Developmental harm’ should be considered in child cruelty cases – Law Society’s Gazette

‘Judges would assess the developmental harm caused to a child when sentencing those convicted of child cruelty under proposals published by the Sentencing Council today.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 13th June 2017

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Scarborough takeaway boss jailed for boiling water attack on chef – BBC News

Posted June 15th, 2017 in closed circuit television, grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing by sally

‘A kebab shop owner has been jailed for two years for flinging a pan of boiling water over a chef.’

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BBC News, 14th June 2017

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Man jailed for at least 29 years for south London axe murder – The Guardian

Posted June 15th, 2017 in gangs, murder, news, sentencing, wounding, young offenders by sally

‘A man has been jailed for at least 29 years for hacking a rival gang member to death with an axe during a fight in a supermarket car park.’

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The Guardian, 14th June 2017

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Child cruelty – consultation launched on sentencing guideline – Sentencing Council

Posted June 14th, 2017 in child cruelty, consultations, sentencing by tracey

‘The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on its proposed guidelines on sentencing child cruelty.’

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Sentencing Council, 13th June 2017

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Two brothers jailed after keeping mother and sister as domestic slaves in Bradford – The Independent

‘Two brothers have been jailed after they kept their mother and sister as slaves.’

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The Independent, 13th June 2017

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Man jailed for minimum of 19 years for ‘brutal’ killing of pensioner – The Guardian

Posted June 13th, 2017 in alcohol abuse, drug abuse, elderly, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A man has been jailed for a minimum of 19 years for what was described as the “brutal” and “cruel” killing of a pensioner, who was stripped and beaten in the street on New Year’s Day.’

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The Guardian, 12th June 2017

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Abusive parents who try to shift blame may face tougher sentences – The Guardian

Posted June 13th, 2017 in child abuse, child cruelty, female genital mutilation, news, sentencing by sally

‘Tougher punishments for abusive or neglectful parents who try to shift the blame for their crimes have been recommended in proposed guidelines issued by the Sentencing Council.’

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The Guardian, 13th June 2017

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Mum Danielle Morris who faked DNA paternity test jailed – BBC News

Posted June 13th, 2017 in children, DNA, fraud, news, paternity, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who faked a paternity test to fool an ex-partner into believing he was her baby’s father has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 12th June 2017

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Leicester mum jailed for gun and drugs in kitchen cupboard – BBC News

Posted June 12th, 2017 in drug offences, imprisonment, news, sentencing, weapons by sally

‘A mother who kept a gun and drugs in her kitchen cupboard has been jailed for eight years.’

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BBC News, 9th June 2017

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BBC radio husband and wife presenters jailed for assaulting under-age boys – Daily Telegraph

‘Two former BBC radio presenters have been handed five-year jail sentences for indecently assaulting under-age boys and outraging public decency by having sex in woodland.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th June 2017

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Michelle Spencer jailed for murdering partner as they kissed – BBC News

Posted June 9th, 2017 in domestic violence, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A mother of two who stabbed her partner to death in “a flash of temper” as they kissed and cuddled has been jailed for at least 13 years.’

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BBC News, 8th June 2017

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Heart surgeon spared jail for molesting women after judge says it may be in public interest for him to operate again – Daily Telegraph

‘A world-renowned heart surgeon has been spared jail for molesting two women after a judge said it may be in the public interest for him to operate again.’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th June 2017

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