Reply to post: Re: This seems out of proportion to the offense

National Lottery Sentry MBA hacker given nine months in jail after swiping just £5

Cynic_999 Silver badge

Re: This seems out of proportion to the offense

There are many people who endorse the "justice" systems practised by many countries whereby when a criminal is convicted, the entire family is punished for the crime. In the UK we do not intend to do that, but it is very often the result. Quite often the punishment effectively meted out to the family is worse than that suffered by the criminal.

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