Fighting Crime With Technology

December 2, 2013

When it comes to fighting crime, there are a number of great apps on the market that can help law enforcement and citizens. There are several different apps available: some focus on keeping firearms out of the hands of convicted criminals while others are designed to help law enforcement pursue new leads for various crimes. […]

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Corporate manslaughter charges brought against recycling firm

October 1, 2013

The Criminal Prosecution Service have today announced that a Rotherham-based firm should be charged with corporate manslaughter following the death of an employee of the business. The employee – Mr Michael Whinfrey – died in an incident which occurred on 11 January 2011. Mr Whinfrey was working at Sterecyle (Rotherham) Limited’s factory on an autoclave  – a device […]

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Man with alleged links to Triads to stand trial over money laundering

August 15, 2013

A man with alleged links to the notorious Chinese Triad organisation is to stand trial, accused of moving more than £200,000 money for the criminal gang. Wen Zyang, 23, appeared before the Belfast Magistrates’ Court on 13 August 2013, accused of a total of nine charges, including possessing, transferring and concealing criminal property and having […]

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Businessman ordered to hand over almost £200,000 by Crown Court

August 13, 2013

A Leicestershire business has been ordered by the Leicester Crown Court to hand over almost £200,000 that he illicitly obtained through money laundering cash. The Leicester police started a criminal investigation into Mr Harish Patel, 56, in 2010 when they started to suspect that Mr Patel was laundering vast amounts of money for an international […]

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Sixty-foot fall from flat window results in gross negligence charges

August 5, 2013

The Criminal Prosecution Service has confirmed that a man will face charges of gross negligence after a toddler fell to her death in June 2012. Ryaheen Banimuslem, who was just two years old at the time of the accident, was playing with her brother on the third floor of her block of flats when she […]

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Four sentenced in Crown Court over film industry tax fraud

August 5, 2013

The Criminal Prosecution Service has reported that four persons have been sentenced in a complex fraud case relating to the taxation of Bollywood films. Mr Anish Anand, Mr Amit Kumar, Mr Sanjeev Mirajkar and Afsana Karim embarked on the complex fraud in 2007. The gang members involved in the fraud set up a number of […]

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A Look Into The Psyche Of Serial Killers

July 19, 2013

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a serial killer is a man or woman who kills three or more individuals on separate occasions over a relatively short period of time. Serial killers are often extremely dangerous people, who pose a serious safety risk to those living within their region. But what, exactly makes a […]

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Former Cleveland Police Authority chairman jailed in Crown Court

July 18, 2013

The former chairman of Cleveland Police Authority was jailed on 12 July 2013 after being found guilty of perverting the course of justice. Mr McLuckie, the former chair of the Cleveland Police Authority and a former councillor, was found guilty at Newcastle Crown Court on 12 July 2013 of attempting to pervert the course of […]

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Engineer jailed for eight months after making fraudulent personal injury claim

July 9, 2013

A Sunderland engineer has been jailed for eight months after he was caught on camera playing rugby whilst purportedly making a claim for £923,000 for injuries to his wrist. Mr David Ribchester, 31, made a claim for personal injury after he received injuries to his wrists and hands in a workplace accident in February 2006. […]

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Financial Crimes – Getting Advice & Representation

April 18, 2013

Financial crimes throughout England and Wales can be investigated and prosecuted by various authorities such as the police and HMRC. In fact HM Revenue and Customs have the equivalent powers to the police and other bodies. With cuts to budgets and money needing to be made bodies are more than ever pressured into seeking prosecution […]

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