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Hacking | Computer Misuse Act 1990 (Section 3ZA)

February 10th, 2017 | Posted by mjpsolicitors | No Comments
SENTENCING FOR HACKING The Computer Misuse Act 1990 (“the 1990 Act”) sets out the offences associated with interfering with a computer (that is, hacking) and the associated tools (such as malware) ...

Nearly Six Million Cyber Crime and Fraud Cases

July 21st, 2016 | Posted by mjpsolicitors | No Comments
The ONS (Office for National Statistics) for the first time has included online offences and fraud as part of its official statistics release. The figure shows that there were ...

Failing to Give Up Passwords – a Criminal Offence

June 1st, 2015 | Posted by mjpsolicitors | No Comments
Section 49 Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 Passwords – Encryption – Keys – Information 53 Failure to comply with a notice (1) A person to whom a section 49 notice has been ...

New Revenge Law Comes Into Force

April 14th, 2015 | Posted by mjpsolicitors | No Comments
A new revenge law has come into force as part of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act which means those who share sexually explicit images without the subject’s consent ...

Diesel Laundering – Tax Evasion Plot

November 27th, 2014 | Posted by mjpsolicitors | No Comments
I was interested to read about the illegal Bootle Diesel laundering plant raided as £20 million tax evasion plot is uncovered. I have been involved in cases like this where ...

National Crime Agency Want More Powers

October 8th, 2014 | Posted by mjpsolicitors | No Comments
Keith Bristow, head of of the National Crime Agency, has argued that Britain’s snooping powers are “too weak” during an interview with The Guardian. Bristow said that they were “losing capability ...

Joint Enterprise or Common Design?

July 8th, 2014 | Posted by mjpsolicitors | No Comments
What would happen if you, a friend or relative, happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time? The law in this area is again coming under the ...

Judges Whole-Life Sentences Verdict Due

February 18th, 2014 | Posted by mjpsolicitors | No Comments
Back in January David Cameron said that “life should mean life” when it comes to imprisonment sentences and today, the Court of Appeal is set to announce its ruling ...

Prison Sentences – “life should mean life”

January 2nd, 2014 | Posted by mjpsolicitors | No Comments
David Cameron has said “life should mean life” when it comes to prison sentences for those convicted of murderers and other serious offences. The government are considering a US style sentence ...

Crime Statistics Manipulated by Police

November 20th, 2013 | Posted by mjpsolicitors | No Comments
Police officers throughout England and Wales are failing to report crimes in an attempt to improve performance figures according to a Met Police whistleblower. The House of Commons Public Administration Committee ...

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