Malicious Prosecution

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A businessman who was at the centre of a botched police probe into the takeover of Rangers FC has had an appeal date set for his case against the authorities. David Grier, 61, a consultant with Duff & Phelps, took the Lord Advocate and Police Scotland to court, alleging wrongful arrest.

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The costs of the malicious prosecution scandal have reached almost £40 million, accounts from the Scottish government show. Compensation payments in the millions were made after a number of people involved in the administration and acquisition of Rangers became victims of the Crown Office.

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The Lord Advocate's admission that a former Rangers chief executive was the victim of a malicious prosecution should have been made earlier, a judge has said. Former Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, apologised one year after promising to do so, The Herald reports. Charles Green's legal team said he o

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Malicious prosecution victim Charles Green has been awarded £6.3 million in compensation after he was wrongfully prosecuted by the Crown Office. Mr Green, 68, was one of a group of men arrested over a botched fraud probe into the sale of Rangers.

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It has been suggested that the Lord Advocate, Dorothy Bain QC, should recuse herself from any investigation into the malicious prosecution of Rangers FC's administrators due to her involvement in the saga. Ms Bain had claimed that prosecutors involved in the malicious prosecutions did not understand

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The Crown Office has once again been accused of carrying out a malicious prosecution. The head of a UK cheque cashing firm is the latest to claim he was the victim of an unwarranted raid and imprisonment, The Herald reports.

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The firm that dealt with the administration of Rangers when it collapsed is suing the Lord Advocate for £25 million over the case that alleged the club was sold fraudulently, The Herald reports. Duff & Phelps' suit is the latest in the malicious prosecution scandal, the cost of which has n

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Dear Editor, Douglas Cusine is right in pointing out that there is no need to wait for the end of civil litigation in the so-called "Rangers malicious prosecution case" before setting up an inquiry into what caused the Crown in Scotland to prosecute maliciously for the first time in history. I pract

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In a rare development, Lord Mulholland has issued a statement through his solicitors in response to comments made at Holyrood over the malicious prosecution scandal. David McKie of Levy & McRae, solicitor for former Lord Advocate, Lord Mulholland, said: “In light of the unfounded personal

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