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Government Focuses on Tackling Dark Web Criminality

The National Crime Agency has welcomed the news that the UK Government is to use funding of £9 million to tackle cybercrime on the dark web

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Crime Numbers Fall Across Scotland

The number of crimes carried out in Scotland have fallen by around a third in just under ten years, according to a new report from Scotland’s Chief Statistician. 

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Rise in cyber sex crime in Scotland

A new Scottish Government report has found that there has been an increase in cyber sex crime in Scotland, with the majority of those targeted being children under the age of 16.

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Speeding is a Common Cause of Road Traffic Accidents

Speeding is one of the most common causes of accident and injury on Britain’s roads, with speed-related accidents resulting in injury to around 20,000 people each year. 

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The Age of Criminal Responsibility in Scotland

A new piece of legislation has been introduced to the Scottish Parliament. If passed, the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill will increase the age of criminal responsibility in Scotland from eight to twelve. 

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