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Scotland sees reduction in reoffending

Statistics have been released which reveal a substantial drop in reconvictions in Scotland, with the number of offenders being reconvicted falling to a 19-year low.

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High-Value Fraud Losses Down by £2 Million in One Year

Businesses in Scotland suffered losses of £1.8 million in the first half of 2018 compared to losses of £3.8 million in the same period last year, according to new data from KPMG. The report, which measures alleged fraud cases with losses of £100,00 or more within the UK courts, shows that Scotland is doing more favourably compared to other UK regions where fraud losses are on the rise.

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Extra Funding to Tackle Rise in Reported Sexual Offences

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) will receive £1.1 million in additional funding in response to a consistent rise in the number of reported sexual offences in Scotland since 2010.

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Has Cyber-Technology Altered the Criminal Landscape in Scotland?

Earlier this year, the Scottish Government published a report reviewing the evidence surrounding cyber-crime in Scotland. The review focuses on how cyber-crime is measured, the nature and extent of cyber-crime, apparent evidence gaps, and potential evidence sources going forward. It covers both individuals and businesses.

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Fall in Offensive Weapon Convictions

A new report has revealed that crimes of handling of offensive weapons fell by more than two thirds in Scotland over the last decade. 

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