Paul Peachey

Paul Peachey is Crime Correspondent at the Independent

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Players in ‘World of Warcraft’ are able to buy items during the game using real-world cash and then trade them online

‘World of Warcraft’ fraudsters: Cyber-crime chief warns of new threat

Key gang figures in large-scale frauds progressed from 'laddish' behaviour

Alison Saunders maintains there was enough evidence to bring the case

FGM trial: DPP to face questions over failed court case against doctor

Dhanuson Dharmasena was cleared of carrying out the procedure this week

Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena at Southwark Crown Court after he was cleared of performing FGM (Getty)

FGM trial: CPS accused of 'show trial' as UK's first female genital mutilation case collapses

Jurors take less than 30 minutes to clear hospital doctor of charges

Hundreds of thousands of people not charged with any crime still on police mugshot database

Civil rights campaigners accuse police and Home Office of ignoring court ruling

Habib Ullah with his wife Mussarat and daughters Natasha and Maria; he died in 2008 after police forced him to the ground during a routine search

Family criticises seven-year wait for custody death inquest of man forced to the ground during car park stop and search

Victim's family says such delays are 'deliberate' to deter relatives from seeking justice

More than half of police forces are not actively pursuing intelligence about potential corruption

Most racial discrimination investigations into police officers result in no action

Of the 1,043 cases of alleged racial discrimination, 816 did not result in action

Marina Litvinenko has said she would achieve a “kind of justice” during the public inquiry into the fatal poisoning of her husband, Alexander Litvinenko

Alexander Litvinenko: Widow says ‘a kind of justice’ will be achieved at inquiry

Though Marina Litvinenko accepts that the two Russians with whom he drank tea laced with polonium-210 at a hotel are unlikely to ever stand trial

A public inquiry into the fatal poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko will start next week

Alexander Litvinenko: Unanswered questions over the murder of Russian spy

A public inquiry into the fatal poisoning of Litvinenko begins next week

Lord Brittan has long been at the centre of rumours that dated back before 1984

Lord Brittan dies: His final months were marred by smears and innuendo – but no charges that would stick

In the hysteria that surrounds the alleged VIP child abuse scandal, one name was never far away

Lord Brittan may be called by the inquiry to give evidence into his handling of abuse allegations in the 1980s

Leon Brittan: Thatcher minister accused of failure to act on child sex abuse dossier dies

The peer passed away last night after a battle with cancer

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