Tougher sentences for conmen welcomed by Notts Council

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New guidelines for judges and magistrates suggesting tougher sentences for conmen who prey on older people and the vulnerable have been welcomed by Nottinghamshire County Council.

The Sentencing Council is issuing guidance which now includes the emotional impact on victims when considering an unscrupulous trader’s sentence.

People found guilty of fraud could face heavy fines or up to ten years in prison.

 

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