FEBRUARY 2017 was a bad month for one of the prime suspects in the unsolved murder of private eye Daniel Morgan.
Jonathan Rees — boss of the No 1 Corrupt Detective Agency — lost his High Court action against the Metropolitan Police for malicious prosecution and misfeasance in public office.
He brought the action after his criminal trial for the murder collapsed in 2011 — and after he’d spent 22 months in prison.
He’d been hoping to make a substantial killing in compensation.
Private Eye, which puts the total cost of the case at more than £1.5 million, says Rees will appeal.
If he fails, he faces a huge legal bill — on top of other mounting debts.
He may have to sell his £1 million house in Surrey …
THIS 5,000 word article is the fifth instalment of an investigation into Southern Investigations that started more than a decade ago.
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