Betting companies in the UK have paid out £19.6 million in penalties over the course of a year for failing to protect problem gamblers and stop money launderers.
Mobile network operator EE has been fined £100,000 by the UK’s data watchdog for sending millions of direct marketing messages to its customers without consent.
Ross County co-manager Stuart Kettlewell insists he will not try to quell the passion in the game after his club and Caley Thistle were yesterday fined by the SFA following the melee during the last Highland derby.
Bookworms are raking up substantial fines due to either losing or damaging novels or keeping them out too long.
A new list has revealed the ten streets that have helped Aberdeen council bosses rake-in half-a-million pounds in fines in little more than two years.
Aberdeen City Council has raked in more than £7million pounds worth of fines from bus lane and bus gate fines over the past three and a half years.
Almost 1,800 motorists caught driving through a controversial traffic calming measure have refused to pay mounting fines and had their cases referred to debt collectors.
More than £20,000 has been taken from bank accounts across the north and north-east of Scotland in the past three months from people who have failed to pay court fines.