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20/06/2017

Barry Bennell faces further charges

A CPS spokesperson said: "Today, 20 June, former professional football coach Barry Bennell, 63, was informed that he has been charged with 14 counts of non-recent child sexual abuse against boys aged 11 to 14 years.

20/06/2017

Corrupt bank official jailed for accepting bribes

A corrupt bank official who accepted more than £2million in bribes in return for approving large loans has been jailed for six years today (June 20).

17/06/2017

Queen's Birthday Honours List

Three members of CPS staff have been recognised today (17 June) in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours list for their hard work and years of service to the organisation.

16/06/2017

Man jailed for hacking into hospital and airport websites

A man has been jailed today (16 June) for hacking into the websites of a hospital and airport in Norfolk.

16/06/2017

Teacher who arranged for sexual abuse of children jailed for life

A teacher who arranged for children in the Philippines to be sexually abused while he watched online from his UK home has been jailed.

14/06/2017

Three men sentenced for modern slavery offences

Three Polish nationals have today (14 June) been sentenced for modern slavery offences, after they trafficked workers to the UK and forced them to live in poverty and fear.

14/06/2017

Would-be Daesh fighter jailed

A man who attempted to travel to Syria and join Daesh fighters has been given a six-year prison sentence at the Old Bailey today (14 June).

14/06/2017

CPS statement on the fatal shooting of Jermaine Baker

A CPS spokesperson said: "In December 2016, the CPS received a file from the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) relating to the fatal shooting of Jermaine Baker on 11 December 2015.

07/06/2017

Thirteen sentenced over care home abuse

Four company directors and nine employees have been sentenced in relation to the abuse of vulnerable residents at care homes in Devon.

02/06/2017

CPS statement on election expenses

Nick Vamos, CPS Head of Special Crime, said: "On 18 April we received a file of evidence from Kent Police concerning allegations relating to Conservative Party expenditure during the 2015 General Election campaign. We then asked for additional enquiries to be made in advance of the 11 June statutory time limit by when any charges needed to be authorised.

31/05/2017

Breast surgeon Ian Paterson jailed for 15 years

Breast surgeon Ian Paterson, who carried out unnecessary procedures on patients, has been jailed for 15 years at Nottingham Crown Court this afternoon (Wed 31 May).

26/05/2017

Four men convicted of people trafficking

Four men have been convicted today (May 26) for their involvement in a people trafficking ring which abused and exploited Polish workers as modern slaves.

19/05/2017

Firm guilty of manslaughter over London balcony fall

A construction firm has today (May 19) been convicted of the manslaughter of two workers who died after falling from a central London balcony. Its director was convicted of health and safety offences.

19/05/2017

Company directors jailed following fatal roof fall

Three company directors have been jailed today (May 19) following the death of a man who fell while working at a warehouse in Essex.

19/05/2017

Twelve jailed over high speed road race that killed four young people

Two men have today (May 19) been jailed for nine years for their part in a high-speed road race which left four people dead.

19/05/2017

Prosecutors recover £3.3m from Essex VAT fraudster

A businessman who was jailed for six years for a large-scale VAT fraud has been ordered to pay back over £3.3million to the taxpayer.

18/05/2017

David Harris guilty of soliciting his partner's murder

A retired location manager for the TV series The Bill has been found guilty of seeking to have his partner murdered.

12/05/2017

Drivers jailed following fatal pursuit

Two drivers who caused the death of a young woman after they pursued her through the streets of Cardiff have been jailed today (Friday 12 May).

11/05/2017

Four men jailed for GBP 7 million investment scam

Four men who pressured hundreds of investors into buying worthless "rare earth metals" have been jailed today (Thu 11 May).

10/05/2017

CPS statement on election expenses

Nick Vamos, CPS Head of Special Crime, said: "We have considered files of evidence from 14 police forces in respect of allegations relating to Conservative Party candidates' expenditure during the 2015 General Election campaign.