William Godfrey, 30, of Bull Lane, Bethersden admitted two offences of unlawfully disclosing personal data in breach of s55 of the Data Protection Act when he appeared at Maidstone Crown Court, on Wednesday 17 January 2018.

He was sentenced to a 12-month conditional discharge, in part because he had been placed on stringent bail conditions, including an electronic tag, before the hearing. He was also ordered to pay £150 costs and a £15 victim surcharge.