Glasgow & West Scotland

Anti-Rangers troll Andrew Wren Scott loses £20,000 drugs cash

A man who was caught with cocaine after posting online abuse at Rangers players has had £20,000 confiscated under proceeds of crime laws.

Andrew Wren Scott, 30, from Ayr, posted the threatening comments on Facebook in June 2012. When police visited his home they found £9,960 of the drug.

He was later jailed for three years and four months for dealing cocaine.

A confiscation order was granted at Ayr Sheriff Court after Scott was unable to account for £20,000 of past income.

Lindsey Miller, procurator fiscal for organised crime and counter-terrorism, said: "Andrew Scott admitted dealing cocaine, and he lost not only the illegal drugs and cash that were found in his possession, but faced a thorough investigation of his entire finances for the past six years.

"He was found unable to legally account for £20,000 of his earnings in that time, and now faces a confiscation order for that full amount.

"The funds recovered will be re-invested in the community by Scottish Ministers, through the CashBack for Communities programme."

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