A Nottinghamshire man has been convicted after illegally recording newly-released films at Cineworld in Nottingham – then posting them on the internet.

Shaun Patrick Forry, from George St in Hucknall, pleaded guilty to two counts of the possession of articles for use in fraud and one count of distributing copyrighted films.

The 34-year-old was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court on Tuesday, February 7,  to 18 months community order plus 150 hours unpaid work.