Investigations with Criminal Proceeds
16th Jun 2021
Detention of seized cash
HMRC seized £35,000 cash in plastic carrier bags from a Mr Mann as it was suspected he was fraudulently evading excise duty. Boxes of vodka worth around £220,000 had also bee...
11th Feb 2021
A vast number of cases are awaiting a criminal trial that will rely, to a greater or lesser extent, on the admissibility of communications made via the supposedly highly encrypted Encrochat service.
12th Oct 2020
Covert Human Intelligence Sources
The Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill passed its second reading in the House of Commons. The MP who is Minister for Security, James Brokenshire, set out...
4th Jun 2019
Private Prosecutions - 'Doing a Boris'
A District Judge sitting at Westminster Magistrates' Court last week authorised that a summons be issued against the prominent conservative member of parliament, Boris John...
15th Apr 2019
Government Tightens Terrorism Laws
The Manchester Arena bombing, the London Bridge attack, Shamima Begum. These are some examples of terrorism headlines in the past few years.
The Counter-Terrorism and...
2nd Oct 2017
Environment Agency Clamping Down On Criminal Activity
People who illegally dump waste have cost land and property owners millions of pounds in the last year, according to the Environment Agency.
The financial impact, w...