For The Crime Record

policecar_psLast year there were 519 burglaries in homes in the Reykjavík area, according to new statistics from the capital area police. Car break-ins numbered 375 and break-ins at businesses totaled 295 for the same period.

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Former Permanent Secretary Gets Two Years in Prison

stjornarradid_psThe Supreme Court has jailed former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance Baldur Guðlaugsson to two years in prison for insider dealing at Landsbanki on the 17th and 18th of September, 2008. Baldur was part of the government’s crisis group and had insider information about the banks, which went bust two weeks later.

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