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Tindall footage bouncer sentenced

A New Zealand nightclub bouncer has been sentenced to home detention and community service for misusing security camera footage of England rugby captain Mike Tindall socialising with a female friend during the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

Jonathan Dixon was found by a jury to have illegally taken the footage of Tindall - who is married to the Queen's daughter Zara Phillips - drinking with a former girlfriend in a Queenstown bar.

He posted the footage online, sparking a tabloid scandal which helped destabilise the England team's World Cup campaign.

Dixon was charged with accessing a computer and obtaining property without the right to do so and was found guilty in April.

He was sentenced to four months of community detention and 300 hours of community work.


From Belfast Telegraph