Almost 13,500 people in Scotland were found guilty of failing to pay their TV licence in the last year, with those in Glasgow most likely to be offenders.

Figures obtained under a freedom of information (FOI) request show that 13,486 people were fined out of court under the Communications Act 2003 and that 28 were found guilty of breaching the act in court.

Reported by Scottish Legal News. You can read the full story here. 

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