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  • 09 Dec 2019 7:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two men who scammed millions of pounds from 760 vulnerable victims in a fraudulent solar panel scheme have today been ordered to pay confiscation totalling £413,206.10.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2019/11/27/solar-panel-fraudsters-ordered-to-pay-413206-10-compensation-to-victims/


  • 02 Dec 2019 6:12 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A woman who helped run a Shropshire-based scam swindling Tesco out of tens of thousands of pounds has been told she must pay up almost £30,000 or go to prison for 18 months.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2019/11/30/tesco-scam-woman-must-pay-30000-2/


  • 23 Nov 2019 11:25 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Blockchain and smart contracts were given a major boost towards becoming a standard method for securely storing and transferring cryptoassets yesterday, when the expert panel charged with giving the technology legal certainty declared they should be treated in principal as property.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/digital-assets-property-under-english-law


  • 17 Nov 2019 11:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Professor Richard Susskind has called for the development of a “standard, adaptable, global platform for online courts” that can be rolled out to fortify access to justice around the world.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/susskind-calls-for-global-online-court-revolution


  • 17 Nov 2019 11:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Corporate offenders sentenced in Scotland face will face higher financial penalties when a new 'victim surcharge' is applied from later this month.

    https://www.pinsentmasons.com/out-law/news/scottish-corporate-offenders-face-new-victim-surcharge-on-penalties

  • 17 Nov 2019 11:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Electronic signatures automatically generated at the bottom of emails can bind businesses to contracts.

    https://www.pinsentmasons.com/out-law/analysis/the-law-on-email-signatures-moves-forward


  • 17 Nov 2019 11:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Consumer rights laws will apply to providers of 'free' digital services who gather personal data from consumers for the first time under wide-ranging new rules set to be written into EU law.

    https://www.pinsentmasons.com/out-law/news/eu-consumer-laws-extended-to-digital-services-traded-for-data

  • 17 Nov 2019 8:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A CONVICTED fraudster who fled the UK before being jailed for trying to fleece a £148 million lottery winner has been given extra prison time.

    https://www.easterneye.biz/fraudster-with-pet-tiger-gets-extra-jail-time/


  • 10 Nov 2019 10:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A woman who was made the subject of a confiscation order under “proceeds of crime” legislation after being convicted of a £50,000 tax fraud has failed in an appeal against her sentence.

    https://www.scottishlegal.com/article/tax-fraudster-fails-in-appeal-against-proceeds-of-crime-confiscation-order


  • 10 Nov 2019 9:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Property worth up to £8.1 million have been recovered by the NCA following a civil recovery and tax investigation.

    https://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/nca-secures-multi-million-pound-asset-portfolio-after-proceeds-of-crime-investigation


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