Archive for the 'possession of false identity documents' Category

Sheffield wedding party sentenced – UK Border Agency

“A wedding party arrested in Sheffield city centre last September as part of a nationwide crackdown have been jailed.”

Full press release

UK Border Agency, 22nd April 2011

Source: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk

Safety deposit pair who held millions for gangs jailed – BBC News

“The director of three safety deposit box centres in London has been jailed for four-and-a-half years after raids in which police seized £500m in assets.”

Full story

BBC News, 7th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Regina v Ovieriakhi – Times Law Reports

Regina v Ovieriakhi

Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

“Use of a false passport to obtain employment in the United Kingdom would usually attract a custodial sentence but it should be treated less severely than use of a passport to obtain entry to the country.”

The Times, 10th March 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Regina v O – Times Law Reports

Regina v O

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“Those who prosecuted defendants charged with immigration offences who might be victims of people-trafficking must be aware of the protocols in relation to such victims enshrined in the Code for Crown Prosecutors; defence lawyers must make inquiries if there was credible material showing that their client might have been such a victim, especially if the client was young.”

The Times, 2nd October 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Regina v Omotade – Times Law Reports

Regina v Omotade

Court of Appeal

“When the court was sentencing a person for the possession of a false passport, the use to which the passport had been put was of potential significance.”

The Times, 10th September 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Unpaid servant lived in cupboard – BBC News

“A woman who smuggled an unpaid servant into the UK and forced her to sleep in a cupboard has been jailed for two and a half years at Harrow Crown Court.”

Full story

BBC News, 4th September 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Regina v Mabengo; Regina v Lomoka; Regina v Salang; Regina v Birindwa – Times Law Reports

Regina v Mabengo; Regina v Lomoka; Regina v Salang; Regina v Birindwa

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“A 12-month prison sentence for using a false passport was appropriate even though it had not been used to gain entry to the United Kingdom but in order to obtain work.”

The Times, 17th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.


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