Vigilantes who targeted a sex offender caught by an online paedophile hunter group may have made him MORE of a danger to the public, a sheriff said today.
A paedophile police officer has been found guilty of raping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.
A man caught with a massive haul of child abuse images that a sheriff described as “the most appalling material I have ever encountered” has been spared jail.
The head of the Scottish Parliament’s justice committee has said the group could consider calls to give convicted child sex offenders mandatory prison sentences.
A company boss was today told he faces jail after he admitted amassing a huge cache of child abuse images and "trading" them online with other perverts.
A paedophile who was unable to comply with the terms of his community-based orders after being locked up for other offences has been jailed for 15 months.
An 82-year-old man has been jailed for eight years for the historic sexual abuse of three girls over nearly a quarter of a century.
A paedophile who admitted downloading indecent images of children has been placed under supervision for three years.
A man found with more than 7,300 indecent images of children on his computer has been spared a jail sentence.
A Broughty Ferry man, locked up for having indecent images of children, has appeared at court in connection with public order offences.
Dundee man previously given probation for child porn offence sentenced for downloading 1,850 child images
A convicted paedophile who admitted downloading indecent images of children for the second time in 12 years has been jailed.
A paedophile was sentenced by Sheriff Alastair Carmichael after he downloaded more than 2,300 obscene images of children over a period of almost two years.
A paedophile has admitted downloading indecent images of children.
A paedophile who admitted having a stash of nearly 2,000 indecent images naked children – some as young as one – has walked out of court on bail.
A paedophile whose marriage ended after 13 days when he was arrested for possession of child abuse images has avoided jail.
A man has accepted undisclosed damages from a couple who put up posters in their village calling him a dangerous paedophile.
A sheriff has expressed his “horror” at learning a Fife man who had just been found guilty of sexually assaulting two young girls had twice previously been convicted of similar offences, once while he was on bail.
A group of paedophile hunters were branded "Machiavellian" by a barrister defending a father of four who has admitted grooming and then trying to meet a 13-year-old girl.