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Thursday, January 15, 2009

BBC Apologizes To Man Identified On Reality Show

The BBC has apologized to Mohammed Amar, who was shown being arrested in an episode of the show "Cars, Cops, and Criminals," first broadcast July 9 of last year. Mr. Amar was never charged with any crime and later sued the network for defamation and invasion of privacy. The BBC has also agreed to pay Mr. Amar fifty thousand pounds in damages and fees.

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