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Tablet dealer jailed

A 33 year old has been jailed for four and a half years for dealing and being in possession of a cache of fake Diazapem tablets.

Settlement in VAT fraudster case

Assets worth more than £2.5 million have been recovered from a man linked to an extensive VAT fraud on a global scale.

Plumber fined following catastrophic explosion

A 35 years old plumber has been fined £3,000 after causing a gas explosion at a house in Callander.

International cooperation on law enforcement

Collaboration in tackling cross-border crime was discussed at a meeting between the Lord Advocate and European Commissioner for the Security Union.

£600,000 embezzler sentenced

Robert Crawford took the money over 13 years while working in the annuities department of Scottish Widows.

Lord Advocate visits Edinburgh Women’s Aid

The Lord Advocate, the Right Honourable James Wolffe QC, today visited Edinburgh Women’s Aid in Stockbridge, Edinburgh which coincides with the Domestic Abuse Bill reaching its third and final stage at the Scottish Parliament.

COPFS named top public sector employer for the fifth year running

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has been named top public sector employer in Scotland for the fifth year running and 15th overall in the UK in the 2018 Stonewall UK Workplace Equality Index

Jail for drug dealers

Three men linked to serious organised crime have been jailed for a total of over 20 years for dealing heroin and cocaine.

Former football coach who sexually abused boys jailed for over two years

A 70-year-old former football coach was today jailed for 27 months for sexually abusing boys in Aberdeenshire in the 1980 and 90’s.

Fife man jailed for domestic abuse

A 50 year-old man who subjected his partners to abuse has been sentenced to seven years in jail.