Month: November 2020

Covid in Scotland: What impact has lockdown had on crime?

Covid in Scotland: What impact has lockdown had on crime? By Paul O’Hare BBC Scotland Police officers in Scotland dealt with far fewer violent crimes, housebreakings and road casualties while the country was in lockdown, according to new statistics. However Police Scotland’s latest quarterly report shows there was an increased number of domestic abuse incidents, …

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Is real estate investment the new fraud?

Is real estate investment the new fraud? Real estate is usually a very attractive investment, because of the almost “fixed” size of land across the globe. However, the attractiveness of real estate, as an asset class, predisposes it to significant fraud risks. Arguably, the recent unattractive returns on saving and other investment products (e.g. treasury …

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