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Women Receives Serious Crime Prevention Order

Scotland’s first ever Serious Crime Prevention Order (SCPO) has been issued to a woman who made death threats to a high profile politician and bomb threats to a number of well-known locations.

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Report Reveals Level of Hate Crime in Scotland

A recent report published by the Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service has given details on race crime in Scotland, and on crime motivated by prejudice related to religion, disability, sexual orientation and transgender identity. It also includes figures for charges under the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012.

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UK’s longest criminal trial finds Scottish Husband and Wife guilty

The longest trial in UK criminal history has concluded, after a husband and wife have been found guilty of fraud.

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Drink-Driving Convictions Rise in Spring and Summer

It is a commonly held belief that December and January are the worst months for drink-driving, with many people choosing to drink more than they usually would as a result of all the celebrations held over the festive season.

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Criminal Finances Bill Receives Royal Assent

The Criminal Finances Bill received Royal Assent on 27th April and is now an Act of Parliament.

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