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August 3, 2015 3:32 pm

British-Jewish Lord’s Antisemitic Twitter Troll Ordered to Pay Compensation

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A teenager who sent Lord Sugar an antisemitic tweet was ordered to pay the businessman compensation. Photo: Twitter.

A teenager who posted on Twitter an anti-Jewish comment about Lord Sugar was ordered to pay the businessman compensation. Photo: Twitter.

A U.K. court ordered a teenager to pay compensation to British-Jewish businessman Lord Alan Sugar for directing an anti-Jewish Twitter comment at Sugar back in January, the local Jewish Chronicle reported on Friday.

The 17-year-old, whose name could not be revealed for legal reasons, called the television personality an “old Jewish c***”, The Algemeiner previously reported.

Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the boy to pay £100 in compensation ($109) and £85 ($93) in costs and instructed him to complete an eight month referral to a youth offender panel. The teen from Lancashire admitted posting the offensive tweet.

Lord Sugar reacted positively to the court ruling on Twitter:

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  • Katie

    Sad that anyone would even think in such a bigoted way in this day and age. Is the holocaust not lesson enough for some people to the evils of anti-Semitism?

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