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Archive for August, 2015

Cybercrime Raid Conducted in Paisley
In mid-July, Scottish police raided a property in Paisley in the county of Renfrewshire while US officials, working in conjunction with online authorities, shut down an online criminal forum that has been described by US authorities as “one of the gravest threats” to...
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Bitcoin Trader’s Cash ‘Wrongly’ Seized by Police
In what is believed to be the first case of its kind in Scotland, a bitcoin trader had his bank account frozen and more than five thousand pounds in cash seized under legislation that has traditionally been used to target drug dealers. Bitcoin trader, Max Flores, 27,...
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Murderer ‘Cared More About Donkey’ than Brother-In-Law
James Smith was sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of killing his brother-in-law, Alexander Cameron, and burying him under manure in a shallow grave at a West Cairns farm. The High Court in Edinburgh ordered ‘Jimmy’ Smith, 58, to serve a minimum of 17...
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Loophole Allows Criminals to Possess ‘Lawfully Obtained’ Weapons
Scotland Yard has revealed to the Law Commission a loophole which has allowed criminals to carry out shootings using lawfully obtained weapons. Criminals in Scotland and England have exploited the loophole in the law which has allowed them to possess weapons under an...
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