Around the same time that a certain American president was enjoying a run-in with a CNN reporter at the White House, a similar freedom-of-press row was erupting on a much smaller scale in Perth.
Victims of courier fraud have lost more than £6.1 million in the past year as conmen pose as police officers and bank officials to steal cash.
A banker has been cleared of embezzling more than £820,000 from rich customers at his branch after a court was told he was "duped" by "professional fraudsters".
Members of the press and public were ordered to leave a council meeting while the theft of public money was discussed yesterday.
A Perthshire resident was hit with a council tax bill of more than £12,000 in a 15-month fraud operation by a local authority employee.
A fraudster has been jailed after he took a £1 million loan meant for humanitarian work and spent it on motorbikes and a Jaguar car.
An NHS manager has pleaded guilty to defrauding a health board out of more than £700,000 after using the names of U2 members to award contracts to his own construction firm.
A woman has been jailed for pretending to raise money for the funeral of a four-year-old girl and using it to buy drugs.
People who are tricked into transferring money to a fraudster could get more help to get their money back under a new draft code.
A Grenfell Tower survivor who was targeted by a fraudster working for Kensington and Chelsea Council has told a court her actions were like “pouring salt” on the wounds of the fire’s victims.