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  1. Woman who embezzled £1.5m from family business in Aberdeen jailed

    A grandmother who embezzled £1.5million from a family scrap metal business in Aberdeen has been jailed for three years and four months. 

    28 Sep 2023 Cases
  2. Man who killed grandparents ordered to be detained at the State Hospital in Carstairs.

    A 21-year-old man has admitted killing his grandparents in a knife attack and has been ordered to be detained at the State Hospital in Carstairs

    21 Sep 2023 Cases
  3. Domestic Abuse and Stalking charges in Scotland, 2022-23

    An Official Statistics publication for Scotland

    12 Sep 2023 COPFS corporate
  4. Lord Advocate urges victims of domestic abuse to seek safety and justice

    The Lord Advocate today pledged her ongoing support for victims and children suffering through domestic abuse and urged them to seek both safety and justice.

    12 Sep 2023 COPFS corporate
  5. Rail company sentenced for fatal crash and Fatal Accident Inquiry decision

    A London based rail company has been fined £6,700,000 for health and safety failings which led to a train derailment and the tragic loss of three lives.

    08 Sep 2023 Cases
  6. Crime gang member jailed over South American drugs supply operation

    A man linked to serious organised crime who operated a multi-million pounds smuggling operation to traffic Class A drugs from South America to Scotland has been jailed for three years and nine months.

    05 Sep 2023 Cases
  7. County lines gang members who manipulated drug users into 'cuckooing' their homes jailed

    Two members of a county lines drug trafficking gang have been jailed for a total of 11 years and three months.

    30 Aug 2023 Cases
  8. Twin brothers who attempted to conceal death of charity cyclist jailed

    Twin brothers who left a charity cyclist to die on a Highland roadside after hitting him with their truck before hiding his body in a pit have been jailed for a total of 17 years and three months.

    25 Aug 2023 Cases
  9. Local authority fined for failings that led to injury

    South Lanarkshire Council has been fined £90,000 for health and safety failings which left a worker with severe injuries.

    25 Aug 2023 Cases
  10. Edinburgh office manager jailed for three years over £900,000 company fraud

    The office manager of an Edinburgh property firm who embarked on a luxury lifestyle after obtaining more than £900,000 through embezzlement and fraud has been sentenced to three years’ imprisonment.

    24 Aug 2023 Cases