Seizure, Detention & Forefeiture
18th May 2018
It is common for officers at airports and other ports of entry to intercept people carrying controlled drugs in their luggage, clothing or inside their bodies on behalf of suppliers in foreign...
24th Apr 2018
Sentencing Is Its Own Risky Business - The Hidden Penalty
When clients turn their mind to what punishment they might receive if they plead guilty to, or are convicted of, a criminal offence, in most cases the th...
12th Feb 2018
Police Roll Out Portable Identity Checking
The government this week announced that West Yorkshire Police has signed up to a new identity checking service.
The new service, already being used in a select...
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...
R v S and Others  Wood Green Crown Court - The defendant along with 6 others was arrested, charged and faced trial for their part in a large scale operation conducted by the Serious Crime Directorate. Following years of investigation in respect of one lead defendant and months of investigation involving the remaining ‘top tier...
R v H  Croydon Crown Court - This was the penultimate case in a string of HMRC frauds perpetrated and conducted by the primary group who had went about setting up this particular case. As a result of a breakdown in financial negotiations the secondary group attacked the self-assessment income tax return electronic system resulting i...