A 47–year-old man has been sentenced to 3 years imprisonment, having been found guilty of human trafficking.
Shamsul Arefin carried out his crimes between 2008 and 2010 when he was the owner of the Stewart Hotel near Appin in Argyll.
At Hamilton Sheriff Court today, Archibald Bannantyne (DOB 01/10/1949), from Motherwell, was made subject of a Confiscation Order for £17,282.31.
A steroid dealer from Wishaw has been ordered to pay £15,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
At Hamilton Sheriff Court today, Alexander Haley (DOB 30/10/1986)was made subject of the Confiscation Order after previously pleading guilty to being involved in the supply of controlled drugs.
At Edinburgh Sheriff Court today, four men were sentenced to a total of 13 years and two months after pleading guilty to corruption at Edinburgh City Council.
At the High Court in Livingston today, Gavin Bowie was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment and placed on the Sex Offenders' Register for a catalogue of offences against 11 vulnerable boys spanning over 20 years.