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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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Couple Convicted after Long Running Fraud Trial

A criminal trial that began back in September 2015 has finally concluded with guilty verdicts for a married couple from Renfrewshire, reports the BBC.

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Reconviction Rates Fall in Scotland

New statistics from Scotland’s Chief Statistician have revealed that reconviction rates for offenders in Scotland are at the lowest levels for eighteen years.

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Latest Figures Reveal Increase in Financial Fraud

The latest figures from Financial Fraud Action UK show that financial fraud losses across payment cards, remote banking and cheques totalled £768.8 million in 2016, which is an increase of 2% compared to the previous year.

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Domestic Abuse in Scotland

The Scottish Government has introduced a new bill to Parliament that will give additional powers to tackle those who psychologically abuse their partners using coercive and controlling behaviour.

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Carlton Legal Services Seeks Three Experienced Legal Secretaries

 Carlton Legal Services provides support services to legal firms and one award-winning, Glasgow city centre top tier law firm in particular. Please note that this is not an agency post.  Due to continued growth, Carlton Legal Services now seeks a further 3 experienced legal secretaries to join their team.

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Beltrami & Co.'s Client Found Not Guilty of Murder Charge

Philip Morrison was today found not guilty of the charge of murder. The charge related to the death of Derek Sheerin in 1994. Mr Morrison wishes to make the following comments;

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Sharp Rise in Incidents of Identify Fraud

Recently released figures from Cifas, the fraud prevention service, have revealed that in 2016 the number of identify frauds reached the highest levels every recorded.

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Law Firm of the Year Award

 Beltrami& Co. have been awarded Law Firm of the Year in the Criminal Law category, awarded by The M&A Today – Global Rankings – 2017. The M&A Today Global Rankings 2017 ‘Top Tier’ program provides a benchmark of the very best of the best industry leaders, exemplary teams and distinguished organisations.

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