Michael Hick successfully prosecutes 'King of Betfair' fraudster

Michael Hick has secured the conviction of Elliot Short, who lived a lavish lifestyle based on his promotion of a bogus betting scam. The self-proclaimed 'King of Betfair' was jailed by His Honour Judge Peter Testar for five years, who proclaimed him to be a 'very accomplished confidence fraud trickster' who 'left a profound impression of someone who is deeply dishonest and shamefully mendacious'.

The case was featured by multiple media outlets, including the Mail on Sunday.