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Former SNP MP embezzled more than £25,000

Natalie McGarry admitted two charges of embezzlement from her party and a pro-independence organisation when she appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

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Psychological domestic abuse is now a crime under 'groundbreaking' new law

As of 1 April 2019, new legislation has come into force that criminalises psychological domestic abuse and coercive and controlling behaviour.

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16-year-old sentenced to life for rape and murder of a child

At the High Court in Glasgow last Friday, Lord Matthews sentenced 16-year-old Aaron Campbell to detention without limit of time, with a minimum term of 27 years, after he was found guilty of the abduction, rape and murder of Alesha MacPhail.

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Fraud in Scotland increases nearly 90 per cent in a year

The BDO’s most recent FraudTrack report found that Scotland ranked as the fourth most defrauded region in the UK by value, as fraud rocketed by 88 per cent from £16.2 million in 2017 to £30.4 million last year.

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Labour calls for urgent update of sexual assault sentencing

Sentencing guidelines must be reviewed as a “matter of urgency” after a teenager who repeatedly sexually assaulted a six-year-old girl walked free from court, Scottish Labour has announced.

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