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Reverend Brian Shipsides admitted one count of conspiracy to facilitate unlawful immigration and has been sentenced to four years and six months.
Amudalat Abolore Ladipo, who acted as the organiser of the sham marriages, was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to facilitate unlawful immigration following trial and has been sentenced to three years.
The prosecution focused on a two and a half year period from December 2007 to August 2010. During that time the number of marriages at All Saints Church in Forest Gate rose by almost 16-fold from 15 ceremonies taking place in the previous two years to almost 250.
Reverend Brian Shipside who raked on £30,000 pounds by conducting sham marraiges has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison