Criminal Proceeds Will Be Recovered

Wednesday, 8th October 2014 at 8:43pm

An item from north of the border, as the Herald Scotland reports that a businessman has lost his fight to stop the authorities seizing his ill-gotten gains.

The man has been ordered to hand over cash and property after losing his appeal against an order made under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

The Inner House of the Court of Session, Edinburgh rejected the appeal by allowing the civil recovery action to go ahead.

Scotland’s Justice Secretary, Kenny MacAskill, said: “Today’s decision shows that crime in Scotland doesn’t pay.

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