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Woman jailed for Ayrshire murder

The sister of an Ayrshire woman, who was found dead in the home they shared, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for her murder.

Confiscation order for VAT fraud director

A company director who was jailed for submitting false VAT claims has been ordered to repay nearly £190,000.

Confiscation order for human trafficker

A former hotel owner has been ordered to repay the money he made from trafficking workers from South Asia.

Substance sellers jailed

Two men who ran so-called ‘legal high’ shops selling ‘not for human consumption’ substances were each jailed for four and a half years.

Gang jailed for nearly 100 years

Five men have been jailed for life and another convicted of culpable homicide following the death of a man in Fraserburgh.

Jail for importing a handgun

A 32-year-old man who tried to import an illegal firearm from America has been jailed for three and a half years.

Properties from criminal gains are seized

Seven houses bought using proceeds from crime have been recovered by the Civil Recovery Unit (CRU).


Antiques dealer fined for illegal online sale of protected species

A 49 year old man has been fined £1000 after offering a tiger’s head, and leopard and tiger claws, for sale online.

Juror jailed

A 62 year old, who was the first juror to be prosecuted under the Bribery Act 2010, has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Recycling company and manager sentenced

The manager of a tyre recycling company has been has been ordered to carry out 300 of hours of unpaid work under a Community Payback Order and the company he worked for fined £27,000 after illegally depositing, baling and storing waste tyres.