Concerns about 'Fake Sheikh' methods 'ignored by CPS and Met Police'
Concerns about the methods used by the undercover journalist known as the "Fake Sheikh" were ignored, a lawyer representing people convicted as a result of his stories has said.
Siobhain Egan told the BBC that the CPS and Met Police did not act on concerns that Mazher Mahmood had falsified evidence and worked with criminals.
These assertions were made repeatedly by "reputable" defence teams, she said.
Mahmood was convicted on Wednesday for perverting the course of justice.
The 53-year-old former News Of The World investigations editor was found to have altered evidence... read more
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