A DAUGHTER has won her fight to beat mail scammers she blames for her mother's death. Marilyn Baldwin (left) from Chesterfield has campaigned for ten years after her mum was conned out of fifty thousand pounds by fraudsters who sent her scam mail.
EAST Midlands Ambulance Service it is seeing an increase in the number of calls it receives from across the region to patients who have taken the legal high Black Mamba. Described as a highly addictive drug, it leaves people in a "zombie" state, often remaining standing while unconscious.
POLICE in Australia have located a Nottinghamshire family they believe are key witnesses to a 47-year-old murder case. New South Wales (NSW) Police Force launched an international appeal last month to find the Goodyear family, who were last believed to be living in the village of Oxton.
POLICE investigating an acid attack at a Hackney club, which happened after a dispute between two groups of people at the venue, have arrested Arthur Collins, (right) the former boy friend of reality televison star Ferne McCann on an attempted murder charge.
A PROLIFIC gang of car thieves from Essex and London have been handed prison sentences totalling over 46 years following a major operation - codenamed Operation Brasshand - by the Metropolitan Police targeting vehicle theft and car gangs across London.
Fraudster Christopher Stone from Uxbridge, who carried out a £280,000 tax fraud before claiming he had cancer to avoid investigation, has been jailed for 33 months. Stone tried to claimback VAT on £1.4m of items for his sham horse trading business
THE Environment Agency is warning landowners about two recent ‘waste bale scam’ incidents in Lincolnshire that has left one farmer with a £300,000 clear-up bill.
After accepting an offer of cash and road planings to repair farmlyards, they found bales of landfill waste dumped on their land
A SEVENOAKS fraudster who ran a wine investment company has been jailed for a scam which cost clients more than £420,000. Harry Mosley, 25 and of Bradbourne Vale Road, ran Optimum Fine Wines between 2012 and 2014. Instead of investing the money he stole it.
POLICE have rejected a retiring cop’s request to have his police dog finish up her service alongside him. Sgt David Evans’ request to keep four-year-old Ivy on his retirement was over-ruled by the force, despite thousands of people signing a petition to support the cop. West Mercia police rejected the appeal saying Ivy still had many years service.
BOSSES at Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS) covered up the small business lending fraud, for which its former banker Lynden Scourfield was jailed for nine years. An internal report , seen by The Sunday Times, revealed it was hidden by a number of HBOS executives, who stressed the importance of not disclosing it to shareholders, as far back as 2008.