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  1. House raid gang linked to organised crime jailed

    Four men who led police on a high-speed car and helicopter chase after carrying out a £10,000 jewellery raid on a house have been jailed for a total of six years and eight months in prison.

    01 Feb 2023 Cases
  2. Industrial Action on 1 February 2023

    Details about potential disruption to our services on 1 February due to industrial action and advice for those due to attend court or a COPFS office.

    30 Jan 2023 COPFS corporate
  3. Man sentenced for salmon poaching

    A 31-year-old man has been sentenced after admitting a salmon poaching offence in Moray.

    27 Jan 2023 Cases
  4. Property company fined £80,000 for failings that led to man’s death

    An Inverness based property company has been fined £80,000 after a 64-year-old asbestos surveyor died following an electrical explosion.

    18 Jan 2023 Cases
  5. Three lawyers jailed for money laundering

    Three former lawyers and two other men who masterminded a £1.48million bank and property money-laundering operation have been jailed for a total of 30 years and four months.

    18 Jan 2023 Cases
  6. Former school workers given total of 28 years in jail for long campaign of abuse

    Two former employees at a residential school have been jailed for a second time for multiple charges of physical and sexual abuse of former pupils.

    13 Jan 2023 Cases
  7. Cameron House Hotel Fatal Accident Inquiry Determination

    The Crown Office welcomes the publication of the Sheriff’s determination following the FAI into the tragic deaths of Richard Dyson and Simon Midgley in a fire at Cameron House Hotel in December 2017. 

    11 Jan 2023 Statements
  8. Boat hire pair fined for failings that led to a man’s death

    A 64-year-old-man and a 57-year-old woman have been fined a total of £10,000 for health and safety failings which led to a 23-year-old man's death by drowning.

    11 Jan 2023 Cases
  9. Lord Advocate: We are determined to increase the confidence of domestic abuse victims in the criminal justice system

    Dorothy Bain KC has welcomed reporting on the first three years operation of the ground-breaking Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018.

    10 Jan 2023 COPFS corporate
  10. COPFS launches consultation on draft Strategic Plan for 2023-27

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) is consulting with the public on our new Strategic Plan.

    06 Jan 2023 COPFS corporate