December 26, 2022
Voltage’s ‘Fake Sheikh’ for Amazon Prime makes BBC Highlights for 2023
Fake Sheikh (Prime Video)
This three-part documentary details the story of former newspaper journalist Mazher Mahmood, better known as the Fake Sheikh because of his propensity for disguising himself as a Sheikh during his so-called investigation for the now defunct News of the World and other newspapers. His targets included celebrities and even royalty. But in 2016 he was jailed for conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, after a court found he had tampered with evidence in a case involving former X factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos.
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