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Tiote Called To Account

9 years ago

The latest high profile football player to be hauled before the courts is Cheick Tiote.

A combination of players ever more powerful motors and/or extra problems caused by an increase in players/drivers from abroad, has helped exasperate problems.

In Tiote’s case he has been charged with five offences, which include fraud and using a false identity document.

It was back in February when Cheick was stopped by police near the training ground and his car seized, with the player accused of using a fake Belgian driving licence to get a UK one.

He has now been bailed to appear at Newcastle Crown Court in July, with the court finding that a Magistrates Court were unable to deal with such a charge as using the false identity document.

In short the five charges Cheick Tiote faces are;

Fraud by false representation.

Possessing an ID document that was false and that he knew or believed to be false, to get a Belgian driving licence.

Providing false information in order to obtain insurance.

Driving his Chevrolet without a licence.

Driving without third party insurance.


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