A woman who pretended to have cancer and claimed over £250,000 from her then husband, his family and the public has been jailed for four years, police said.
Holiday-makers have been tricked into spending thousands of pounds on fake flights after fraudsters hacked a Perthshire travel firm.
A former assistant of JK Rowling accused of fraudulently using her credit card for spending sprees was a “good liar”, according to the Harry Potter author’s husband.
A former personal assistant of JK Rowling who is accused of fraudulently using her credit card to go on spending sprees was a “good liar”, the Harry Potter author’s husband has told a court.
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 gambling addicted father has been jailed for a year after stealing more than £40,000 from Coral bookies in Dundee and Angus in a Back to the Future-style scam.