U.K.'s 'fake sheikh' undercover reporter jailed for 15 months

World / Crime & Legal Oct 21, 2016

U.K.'s 'fake sheikh' undercover reporter jailed for 15 months

British journalist Mazher Mahmood, renowned for his "fake sheikh" undercover sting operations for media mogul Rupert Murdoch's tabloids, was jailed for 15 months on Friday for tampering with evidence in a high-profile trial. Mahmood, 53, whose elaborate disguises have duped criminals, celebrities, and even royalty, ...