Meeting a supermodel who secretly doubles up as the world's most expensive hooker‚ encountering a doctor who wants to murder his mistress‚ coming face to face with famous celebrities dealing cocaine‚ or enjoying a cosy dinner with members of the Royal family.
It's all in a day's work for the world's best known investigative reporter‚ the News of the World's Mazher Mahmood. A Who's Who of the rich and famous have fallen prey to his disguise as the Fake Sheik.
Confessions of a Fake Sheik reveals for the first time the full story behind these amazing stories‚ the story of a lifetime in and out of the Arab robes - exposing corrupt officials‚ drug dealers‚ paedophiles‚ people traffickers and Islamic terrorists. Sometimes humorous‚ often frightening but always sensational‚ this is a gripping account of a life behind the headlines.
Read unique insights into the David Beckham kidnap plot‚ the Countess of Wessex exposé and the Sven-Goran Eriksson sting. A long list of politicians‚ celebrities‚ officials and footballers have blamed the Fake Sheik for their downfall‚ from George Galloway and David Mellor to Sophie Anderton and James Hewitt to Ian Wright and John Barnes. He is also the scourge of the criminal world with his work having led to more than 230 convictions. A Russian mafia boss has put a £30‚000 price-tag on his head.
Now in‚ his sensational book‚ the man dubbed "the King of the Sting" details his methods as well as the secret deals that led to several stories being toned down to save careers and marriages. He also exposes celebrities and politicians who until now thought they had got away with it.
- Publication Date:
- 03 / 11 / 2008
- 159 x 243mm