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  1. Woman who sold jewellery and ornaments made from illegal elephant ivory online fined £1,400

    Woman who sold jewellery and ornaments made from illegal elephant ivory online fined £1,400

    24 Jun 2024 Cases
  2. Businessman jailed over £3.3m Edinburgh University procurement fraud

    Businessman jailed over £3.3m Edinburgh University procurement fraud

    24 Jun 2024 Cases
  3. Park Inn Hotel Fatal Accident Inquiry decision

    A decision has been made to hold a Fatal Accident Inquiry following the death of Badreddin Abdalla Adam Bosh in the Park Inn Hotel, West George Street, Glasgow on 26 June 2020.

    21 Jun 2024 Death investigations
  4. Emergency release of short-term prisoners - using the Victim Notification Scheme

    Information about signing up for the Victim Notification Scheme (VNS) which offers victims information about the release of an offender.

    21 Jun 2024 COPFS corporate
  5. Determination published following death of lorry driver

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) notes the conclusion of the Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of Bogdan-George Popa.  

    21 Jun 2024 Death investigations
  6. Man ordered to repay thousands of pounds under proceeds of crime laws

    A man convicted of concealing a haul of unaccounted-for money in a van has been ordered to pay back thousands of pounds under proceeds of crime legislation.

    20 Jun 2024 Cases
  7. Crown Office statement on the sentencing of Paul McNaughton and Paul Black

    On June 17, 2024, at the High Court in Glasgow, Paul McNaughton was jailed for life for the murder of retired Edinburgh teacher Peter Coshan in 2022, and attempting to defeat the ends of justice.

    17 Jun 2024 Cases
  8. Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain KC opens new Dundee COPFS premises

    The Lord Advocate, Dorothy Bain KC, today unveiled a plaque to mark the official opening of new office accommodation in Dundee for the city’s Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) staff.

    17 Jun 2024 COPFS corporate
  9. Fatal Accident Inquiry Determination published following death of woman in custody

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) notes the conclusion of the Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of 49-year-old Victoria Teresa Black.

    14 Jun 2024 Death investigations
  10. Falkirk man jailed for rape and abuse of children

    A child abuser who targeted young girls during sleepovers at his Falkirk home has been jailed.

    11 Jun 2024 Cases