Newcastle director Mehrdad Ghodoussi banned from driving over Mayfair video

Newcastle director Mehrdad Ghodoussi banned from driving over Mayfair video

Millionaire Ghodoussi, 50, was caught out by highway security campaigner Mike van Erp, generally known as “Biking Mikey”, who filmed him close to his Mayfair dwelling and posted the footage on YouTube.

Within the video, Mr van Erp – who has been concerned in high-profile prosecutions of movie director Man Ritchie and ex-champion boxer Chris Eubank – initially accused Ghodoussi of being on his cell phone on the wheel of the £50,000 car.

He says in his commentary: “He’s holding a cellphone. He’s nonetheless speaking.”

Mr van Erp faucets on the windscreen of the 4×4 to confront Ghodoussi, including: “Six factors [meaning penalty points on his licence] because the Premier League director drives additional down the highway. The bicycle owner then loses him in site visitors.

At Bromley Magistrates’ Court docket Ghodoussi – who lives close to Park Lane – admitted he failed to provide the Metropolitan Police when required info referring to the identification of the driving force of a 66-reg Land Rover on August 10, 2022.

He was disqualified from holding or acquiring a driving licence for six months “on account of repeat offending”, the court docket mentioned.


Magistrates additionally fined Ghodoussi £660, with a sufferer surcharge of £264 in addition to £100 prices on March 7 of this 12 months.

He’s prone to have now served the highway ban.

Ghodoussi, who was not current when the matter was handled below the one justice process, has to pay the sum by April 25, 2023.

Mr van Erp claims to have reported round 1,100 motorists for driving offences within the final 5 years, together with many for utilizing their cellphones.

Ghodoussi and financier spouse Amanda Staveley led a Saudi-backed consortium which accomplished their £305million takeover of Newcastle United in 2021.

The Normal has approached Ghodoussi, through Newcastle United, for remark.

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