JJB Sports boss jailed over £1 million fraud
The former chief executive of JJB Sports, Christopher Ronnie has been jailed for four years.
He was convicted for taking £1 million of backhanders.
Christopher Ronnie, 52, of Wilmslow, Cheshire, was found guilty in November of taking payments from suppliers of the sportswear retailer in 2007 and 2008.
Wigan-based JJB Sports was dissolved with almost £150 million of debts in November.
Handing down the sentence, judge Nicholas Loraine-Smith said: “This was a flagrant and disgraceful breach of your duty as a CEO of a public limited company” according to the International Business Times.
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