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My sister is a 19 year-old student who study in UK . She recently got caught because of sh
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I am looking to apply for a Tier 1 visa. However, I have a
I am looking to apply for a Tier 1 visa. However, I have a shoplifting conviction from Singapore (with biometric fingerprinting taken) in early 2009. There were however, extenuating psychiatric circum… read more
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Hello! me and my friend we caught for shoplifting. it was the first time we did that.the goods we took worth about 200 pounds we are 18 years old and tomorrow we have an interview..what is it possible… read more
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I had against the Fraud Act 2006, S.2 (shoplifting) and received
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