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Government Bodies Must Play Their Part in Securing Against Identity Theft

Government Bodies Must Play Their Part in Securing Against Identity Theft

Sizing up the problem Identity theft is big business for fraudsters, and a big headache for Government.  According to Cabinet Office figures, identity fraud cost the UK economy £1.5bn in 2005.  This cost is a double whammy; a significant proportion of identity theft is committed by foreign nationals carrying out their criminal activity from outside more »

Emigration and Legal Aid in UK

Emigration and Legal Aid in UK

Study shows that emigration in UK is higher than ever before. Also immigration is on the rise in UK. It can be derived from figures which came from different research conducted by various organizations that in 2006 alone 207,000 British citizens left their country. But the immigrants also came by more than double. In the more »

Break the Cinderella Law and go to Gaol

Break the Cinderella Law and go to Gaol

  Child abuse laws in Britain are being expanded and strengthened to reinforce the idea that child cruelty will not be tolerated. Parents who feed their children’s bodies but starve them for emotional nourishment will be prosecutable with Britain’s new “Cinderella Law”. The changes to the existing child protection laws on the books will make more »

Jet-setting Agoraphobic on Trial in London

Jet-setting Agoraphobic on Trial in London

Tracy Johnson is being tried at Merthyr Crown Court. Johnson, who has claimed to be afraid to go outside, is heading to trial on benefit fraud charges. Despite claiming to be afraid of enjoying the outdoors, Johnson has been living a jet-set lifestyle. Flying around the world, landing in exotic locations and enjoying chilled champagne, more »

British Barristers Avoid Walkout Over Proposed Cuts to Legal Aid

British Barristers Avoid Walkout Over Proposed Cuts to Legal Aid

Attorneys, aka “Barristers,” in London have agreed to hold off on a planned walkout after proposed cuts to the country’s legal aid program were halted. The Ministry of Justice has said it will wait to introduce cost saving measures until next summer. Criminal lawyers in Britain have announced they will call off their protest about more »

Don’t Become a Fraud Victim When Investing in Wine

 Fine wines can make a low-risk, long-term investment. Just as with other investments, there are people who are only interested in separating you from your money. If you are a wine lover, someone starting out in wine collecting or someone seeking to diversity your portfolio into non-traditional investments, here are some tips to keep your more »