back to article Referee and two others charged in FA hacking probe

Three people from the Manchester area have been charged over allegations they hacked into computer systems at English football governing body, the FA. Dean Mohareb, 30, of Weybourne Drive, Woodley, Stockport has been charged with perverting the course of justice and unauthorised access to computer data. Liam Cliff, 19, of …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    I thought all referees were blind?

    1. Soap Distant

      Re: Obligatory.


      "I thought all referees were blind?"

      Most likely true. I also thought footballing types would be of Boris's 15%er types and not capable of hacking (or breathing with their mouths closed...)

      Each day is enlightening :)


  2. Arachnoid

    have been charged with perverting the course of justice

    Oh good refs are safe for least it wasn't match fixing

  3. codeusirae

    What's this really about?

    "Mohareb has been the subject of an 18-month investigation by CID into the alleged hacking of personal and work email accounts of the FA's former national referee manager for education and training, Janie Frampton.

    The FA's most senior woman in the referees department was dismissed last year after a series of leaked emails were published in the press suggesting that Frampton had offered FA Cup semi-final tickets to a flight steward in return for upgrades on a British Airways flight for herself and three female referees on a work trip." link

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