Mazher Mahmood - the Fake Sheikh
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Fake Sheikh entrapped victims, BBC investigation finds

A BBC investigation has found that undercover reporter Mazher Mahmood - the Fake Sheikh - entrapped victims to create crimes.

The reporter claims to have secured around 100 convictions during his 30-year career at newspapers including the News of the World and the Sunday Times.

But a former associate Steve Grayson says he helped create the stories which unfairly targeted people.

Daniel Sandford reports.

And you can watch Panorama The Fake Sheikh: Exposed tonight on BBC1 at 1930

  • 12 Nov 2014
  • From the section UK
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