Snaresbrook Crown Court

  1. Jailed U.K. Music Pirate Must Pay Labels Compensation

    July 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A joint operation led by the IFPI and U.K. labels body the BPI has led to a convicted music pirate being ordered to pay £170,000 ($263,000) in record company compensation. The ruling was made today (July 27) by Judge Inigo Bing at Snaresbrook Crow ...

  2. Boy George Facing Jail Term

    December 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Boy George could be jailed next month for falsely imprisoning a Norwegian male escort by handcuffing him to a wall, a judge said on Friday. Judge David Radford said a prison term was "the more likely option" when he sentenced the 47-year ...

  3. Jury Hears Boy George Police Interview

    December 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST Singer Boy George admitted to police that he handcuffed a male escort to his bed and threatened him, but was not going to kill him, a court heard on Monday at his trial on false imprisonment charges. Jurors at the trial of the former Culture Club ...

  4. Boy George Goes On Trial For False Imprisonment

    November 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST A Norwegian escort told a court Monday that Boy George manacled him to a bedroom wall and beat him with a metal chain after accusing him of hacking into his computer. The former Culture Club singer is on trial for the false imprisonment of 29 year ...

  5. U.K. Pirates Found Guilty

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Four pirate CD traders have been convicted for involvement in a £5 million ($10 million) operation that imported copyright-infringing urban music compilations into the United Kingdom from the Czech Republic. Labels body the BPI estimates that seve ...