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Civil Recovery Unit Annual Report published: Daily Record unimpressed

2013 May 1
by Mary Munro

Update

“Stronger laws needed to stop criminals benefitting from their crimes” Daily Record

Following posted on 29.4.13

“Too many ‘Mr Bigs’ are being able to keep their ill-gotten gains, says the former Scottish Police Federation chairman” Daily Record
“Criminals warned more assets will be seized as public purse boosted by £80m windfall from auctioning off ill-gotten gains” Daily Record
“£80m recovered from Scotland’s criminals” Courier
“£80m of criminal profits seized in past decade” Scotsman
“Criminals forced to surrender more than £80m in past ten years” STV
“£80m cash from crime is seized” Herald
“Proceeds of crime: £80m seized from Scottish criminals” BBC

Following posted on 14.5.12

“Cash seized from Scotland’s criminals has tops £10million in a year” Daily Record
“Taxman targets illicit earnings of crime lords” Scotsman
“Crime pays as law seizes £30,000 a day from drug dealers and fraudsters” STV
“£10.5m in crime cash recovered” Herald
“Scottish proceeds of crime seizures exceed £10.5m” BBC

Following posted on 29.6.11

“£1.5m of cash seized from criminals ‘siphoned off for police budgets'” Scotsman

Following posted on 28.6.11

“Proceeds of crime laws allowing record amounts of cash to be seized” Courier
“Crown Office seizes £25.8m record haul from criminals” Daily Record
“£25m seized from criminals to help young Scots” Scotsman
“Crime pays up” Scottish Sun

Press release

“Ten years of the Proceeds of Crime Act nets more than £80 million” COPFS (April 2013)
“Proceeds of Crime figures announced for end of 2011-2012” COPFS (May 2012)
“Proceeds of Crime recovers record amount” COPFS (June 2011)

See also

Civil Recovery Unit Annual Report 2012/2013
Civil Recovery Unit Annual Report 2011-12
Civil Recovery Unit Annual Report 2010/11

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