This casebook gives a fascinating insight into how evidence, gleaned by some of Britain’s most famous forensic scientists, solved many of the classic murder cases in the twentieth century. By John Sanders
Among the many acts of wickedness and despair the author records are robbery and revenge in Roman times, the brutal uncertainties of Bath in the dark ages and the highwaymen, gamblers and duellist of the Georgian period
How I became the worlds’ biggest fraudster If you think City fraud is something new, by warned! It all began with Austin Bidwell. Bidwell’s ambition was to pull off a £1million sting at the expense of none other than the Bank of England.
For decades the high walls of Durham Gaol have contained some of the country’s most infamous criminals. Until hanging was abolished in the 1960s it was also the main centre of execution for convicted killers from all over the north east.