Crime

Runaway fraudster Raymond Nevitt finally jailed

By Josh Jackman, February 4, 2016

A runaway multi-million pound fraudster who conned the government and multinational companies to fund a playboy lifestyle has been jailed.

Manchester Crown Court heard on Wednesday that Raymond Nevitt, 51, will now serve the 45-month sentence he was given in his absence in 2008.

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Pair plead not guilty in LL Camps case

By JC Reporter, January 30, 2016

Two men involved in the running of an American-style summer camp have pleaded not guilty to charges involving children.

Ben Lewis and Tal Landsman, the co-founders of LL Camps in Bushey, Hertfordshire, appeared at St Albans Crown Court yesterday.

Both were arrested last summer by Hertfordshire Police.

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Fashion brothers celebrate as Mexican drug lord sparks stampede for shirt design

By Josh Jackman, January 15, 2016

The brothers who made the shirts worn by drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán during his meeting with Hollywood actor Sean Penn have seen sales skyrocket.

Sam and Shawn Esteghbal, Jewish Iranians who live in Los Angeles, co-own Barabas, the store which sells the $128 (£89) tops favoured by the Mexican billionaire criminal.

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Sex abuse case against Lord Janner is dropped

By Naomi Firsht, January 15, 2016

Criminal proceedings against Lord Janner over sex abuse charges will be dropped because of his death, a judge at the Old Bailey has ruled.

Lord Janner was accused of 22 counts of sex offences against boys dating back to the 1960s.
His family strongly denied the allegations.

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Police investigate ‘Heil Hitler’ gas canister attack on strictly Orthodox Jewish shoppers

By Sandy Rashty, January 7, 2016

A group of strictly Orthodox Jews was reportedly attacked on Wednesday night, in what is believed to be an antisemitic incident.

Reports suggested two men and a woman in the Tottenham area of north London were pelted with gas canisters by a gang of three men who shouted: “Hitler is on the way to you. Heil Hitler, Heil Hitler, Heil Hitler.”

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Restaurant owner who assaulted cousin given 100 hours community service

By JCReporter, January 6, 2016

A restaurant owner who assaulted his cousin on the street outside the business they owned together has been sentenced to a community order of 100 hours and fined £145.

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Joshua Bonehill-Paine 'stirred up hatred against Jews', court hears

By Josh Jackman, December 14, 2015

A man charged with publishing material intended to incite racial hatred against Jews has heard the first part of the prosecution’s case against him.

Joshua Bonehill-Paine is an “extremist” who has expressed “virulently racist views in respect to the Jewish community,” a court heard on Monday.

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Restaurant owner broke cousin’s jaw in business row

By Josh Jackman, December 8, 2015

A restaurant owner has pleaded guilty to assaulting his cousin on the street outside the business they owned together.

Ariel Levy, 26, of Hamilton Terrace in north-west London, admitted to committing actual bodily harm by twice punching 28-year-old Zion Levy in the face, leaving the victim with a fractured jaw which necessitated a diet of soft foods for six weeks.

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Lord Janner unfit to stand trial, rules High Court judge

By Naomi Firsht, December 7, 2015

Lord Janner has been declared unfit to stand trial over alleged child sex abuse offences due to his dementia, a senior judge has ruled.

Mr Justice Openshaw made the ruling at the Old Bailey on Monday after hearing details of the 87-year-old’s medical condition.

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Circumcision expert's ‘sports-car ambulance’ found after theft

By Marcus Dysch, December 3, 2015

A sports car used as an ambulance by a private-hire Jewish man who carries out circumcisions has been found after it was apparently stolen.

The Audi TT was taken on Wednesday afternoon in Barking, east London, as Ephraim Josovic left an appointment.

Volunteer security group Shomrim and the Metropolitan Police appealed for its return.

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