Thomas John Bruffell (DOB 29/08/1984), from Liverpool, was today sentenced to 1 year and four months imprisonment for his role with an Aberdeen-based drugs gang.
His sentence brings to a conclusion court proceedings against the group, which have resulted in sentences totalling 17 years, 8 months imprisonment as well as a number of Community Payback Orders.
The Crown Office and Health and Safety Executive’s Health and Safety Conference at Aberdeen University today will look at the issues surrounding the investigation and prosecution of Health and Safety cases and provide a forum for investigators, prosecutors and defence lawyers to discuss those issues. The conference will also look at best practice, highlighting the good work currently carried out by investigators and prosecutors and look to improvements for the future.
Graham Fraser has today been made subject of a compulsion order with restriction on discharge following evidence led by the Crown proving that he murdered Hugh Ferris in December 1997.
- “Cuckoo smurfing” is a recognised form of international money laundering conducted by organised crime groups
- Case result of close work between police, prosecutors and National Crime Agency
- International fraud described as being on a “truly vast” scale