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Companies and Consumers Face Increased Fraud and Cybercrime Risks

A new report from risk solutions company Kroll has revealed that fraud, cyber, and security risks to companies have reached an all-time high.

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Beltrami Nominated as finalist for Scottish Criminal Defence Firm of the Year

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We are proud to announce that we have been selected as a finalist for the Scottish Legal Awards ‘Criminal Defence Firm of the Year'.

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Analysis Reveals Repeated Road Traffic Law Breaches

Motoring organisation RAC has warned that greater enforcement of road traffic laws is required, particularly with regards to the use of mobile phones while driving. 

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Drivers Feel Pressured to Drink and Drive

New research by motoring organisation the AA has revealed an increase in the number of drivers who say they feel increased pressured to have a drink and drive at Christmas time. 

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Tackling VAT fraud in the EU

New tools to make the EU's Value Added Tax (VAT) system more fraud-proof and close loopholes that can lead to large-scale VAT fraud have been unveiled by the European Commission.

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How you look in court is important

 WHETHER by training or instinct, the best Sheriffs are observers. They tend not to miss very much.

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Sharp Increase in Penalty Notices and Automated Detection

New research has revealed that penalty notices are imposed on around twelve million driving licence holders every year, which equates to around one every 2.5 seconds. 

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Human Trafficking – New Powers Now in Force

New measures introduced under the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 that give police and prosecutors more powers to detect, prosecute and prevent exploitation are now in force.

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Figures Reveal Rise in Sexual Cyber-Crime

Scotland’s Chief Statistician has recently published its latest figures on the number of recorded crimes in Scotland.

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New Tax Evasion Offences Now in Force

Two new criminal offences introduced under the Criminal Finances Act 2017 have recently come into force. One of these offences applies to the evasion of UK taxes and the other applies to the evasion of foreign taxes.

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Europe Struggles to Effectively Tackle Money Laundering

A new report from Europol has revealed that efforts across the EU to tackle money laundering offences are meeting with limited success.

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Attitudes to Road Safety Measures

The Department for Transport has recently given an insight into the attitude of members of the public towards transport-related issues in Britain, as revealed in the British Social Attitudes Survey 2016.

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Experimental Programme Successful in Reducing Domestic Abuse Reoffending

An experimental programme in England for policing domestic abuse has led to a substantial reduction in reoffending.

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Consultation over Development of Sentencing Guidelines

The Scottish Sentencing Council has launched a consultation exercise to seek the views of the public over the development of Scotland’s first sentencing guideline.

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DCPCU Involved in Successful Money Laundering Prosecutions

The Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU) has been involved in a number of recent successful money laundering prosecutions.

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Repealing the Offensive Behaviour and Threatening Communications Act

Members of the public are being asked for their views on proposals to repeal the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Act 2012.

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Tackling Hate Crime in Scotland

The Scottish Government has set out a series of practical measures it intends to take to tackle and prevent hate crime in Scotland. These measures will be focused primarily on tackling prejudice and building stronger communities.

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Beltrami & Co. Awarded by Corporate USA Today - Annual Awards - 2017

We are charmed to announce that we been awarded by Corporate USA Today - Annual Awards - 2017 the Law Firm of the Year - Criminal Law - Scotland
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Beltrami & Co. Awarded Best in Criminal Law Services

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We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded 'Best in Criminal Law Services for the Global Awards 2017 - Corporate LiveWire.

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New Strategy to Tackle Human Trafficking

The Scottish Government has launched a new strategy to tackle the crime of human trafficking.

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