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Buyer beware, but seller be on guard!

On May 6, 2015, Posted by , In Fraud, With Comments Off on Buyer beware, but seller be on guard!

There was an interesting case in the Gloucester Crown Court where an ex police officer pleaded guilty to fraud. The circumstances were somewhat surprising in that it surrounded the sale of horses, and ordinarily would not have ended up in the criminal courts. According to the judge, there had been…

Avoiding an inevitable immediate custodial sentence

On March 11, 2013, Posted by , In Fraud,Private Crime, With No Comments

Recently, two clients sought representation in relation to a £66,000 fraud charge. According to the Sentencing Guideline Council, immediate custodial sentences were inevitable. In this particular case, both defendants avoided going to prison, one of them appearing at the Crown Court at Isleworth. A great many things can be done…