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ANOM: Global crime sting leads to hundreds of arrests

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Over 800 suspected criminals have been arrested worldwide following a global crime sting using the FBI-encrypted messaging app, ANOM. A joint investigation by Australia and the FBI saw devices with the ANOM app secretly distributed among criminals, which...

Suspected Drug Dealing Gang Arrested in Leicester

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17 men were arrested in Leicester on Thursday 14 January, on suspicion of drug and money laundering offences. An investigation by the East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) into a suspected Class A conspiracy led to 14 warrants being handed out. ...

EncroChat arrest legal defence service

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Have you or a partner been caught up in the Encrochat police hack? Our specialist criminal defence solicitors can help. Having the right legal representation as soon as possible can mean the difference between a criminal conviction and freedom. Our team can...

Facebook's end-to-end encryption plans criticised for preventing police access to social media conversations

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UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has teamed up with her US and Australian counterparts to criticise Facebook’s end-to-end encryption policy. End-to-end encryption allows users to have private conversations which only the participants can read. In an...

New Partner - Stuart Wild

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Bird and Co are delighted to announce that Stuart Wild has accepted an invitation to join Bird & Co Solicitors LLP as a Partner with effect from 1st February 2019. Stuart started at Bird & Co in April 2004 and was soon appointed Head of the...

22 people arrested in raids targeting Barrow-in-Furness drug suppliers

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22 people have been arrested and 10 charged following raids targeting illegal drugs suppliers operating in Cumbria, according to police reports . The arrests happened in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, as well as in Coventry and London on 8 and 9 January,...

Police Bail Changes in 2017

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Significant changes to the law around police bail came into force across England & Wales on Monday 3rd April 2017 and nowhere more important have these changes affected the investigation of crime than in large scale conspiracies. This has resulted in...

What Is A Conspiracy?

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A criminal conspiracy exists when two or more people agree to commit almost any unlawful act, and then take some action towards its completion. The action taken need not itself be a crime, but it must indicate that those involved in the conspiracy knew of...