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Former Children’s Home Worker Jailed for Sex Abuse

A former Edinburgh Children’s Home worker who abused young boys in his care was today jailed for a total of four years.

Jail for drugs gang

Five members of an organised crime group have been jailed after they were caught with drugs worth more than £320,000.

£200k confiscation order for mechanic

A man who was jailed two charges of tax fraud has been told he will have to repay the money.

Jail for drug dealer

A drug dealer who admitted supplying cocaine worth more than £400,000 has been jailed for three years.

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.