November 20, 2014 / 5:18 PM / 3 years ago

BRIEF-UK's SFO says three convicted in JJB Sports trial

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Serious Fraud Office (SFO):

* Three convicted in JJB Sports Plc trial

* Christopher Ronnie, a former chief executive of JJB, was convicted alongside David Ball and David Barrington, who were beneficial owners of Fashion and Sport Ltd

* Investigation centred on Ronnie’s failure to declare interest in contracts entered by co as well as attempts by Ball and Barrington to destroy evidence and mislead SFO

* Total amount of money fraudulently obtained by Ronnie was around 1 million stg

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