R v M [2018]

Sean Larkin QC prosecuted a defendant accused of being the lead supplier of social media outlets for ISIS abroad. The defendant collected SIMs and user codes disseminated to ISIS frontline for use in propaganda and communications. This was the first case applying the relevant sentencing guidelines for this terrorism offence. The defendant was convicted and sentenced to 8 years’ imprisonment.

Counsel prosecuted on behalf of the CPS.

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