Private Investigator Portsmouth Comment on the Importance of Basing Sentences for Financial Crime on the Harm to Victims

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Private Investigator Portsmouth gives information on financial crime investigation services in light of recent BBC News report dated 27 June 2013: Fraud sentences could focus on harm.

According to recent BBC News report dated 27 June 2013: Fraud sentences could focus on harm, under new guidelines from the Sentencing Council sentences for financial crime could change to considering the impact on victims rather than the amount of money involved. BBC legal correspondent Clive Coleman said the proposals would require courts to “measure the harm” of a crime to victims. Michael Caplan from the Sentencing Council said its research showed fraud could have a “great impact” on victims even if the financial loss was relatively small.

Detective, Simon Halliday from Private Investigator Portsmouth agrees that the proposed changes would give courts clear sentencing guidelines and would, therefore, make sentencing more consistent. Private Investigator Portsmouth has had great success with investigations into fraud in both the private and public sectors. Using tried and tested methods of investigation, including surveillance; detectives have provided evidence that has resulted in fraudsters receiving custodial sentences.

Private Investigator Portsmouth along with their sister company Private Investigator York is a team of highly trained professional and discreet private investigators and detectives with over 35 years experience in the industry. Their understanding and approachable team of male and female detectives are available 24/7 to conduct matrimonial, corporate and private investigations

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Simon Halliday
Private Investigator Portsmouth
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