Absolutely terrible and shocking news has struck shock waves through the MMA community over the weekend as it was revealed last night that a notable MMA journalist has been arrested and charged for Child pornography.
MMA Journalist Iain Kidd who works for SB Nation’s Bloody Elbow became famous for breaking the Jon Jones USADA stories and leaking more and more info about the snitching aspect was arrested last night.
It was first reported by MMA twitter figure FrontRowBrian:
Noted MMA journalist @iainkidd busted for CHILD PORN!
984 images and 496 videos.
Yet is virtue signaling about PED's and Greg Hardy.
Second article– https://t.co/cK1VEFUnNv
— FrontRowBrian (@FrontRowBrian) December 8, 2018
Earlier today, former UFC champ Jon Jones who has had a long running beef with Iain Kidd posted this on Twitter:
One of my biggest critics bloody elbow reporter #IainKidd was just busted for having possession of over 1000 images and videos of #ChildPornography. As a father to only daughters, I absolutely hate people like this, and try not to hate anyone. Lucky he doesn’t live in my city.
— Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) December 10, 2018
According to a report from Evening Times UK:
29-year-old Iain Kidd and 31-year-old Fillip Hannisdal were caught when police received information that vile pictures of children were being distributed from the house they shared.
A search warrant was granted for the property in Hillington where both men lived with Kidd’s parents, and computer equipment and storage devices were taken away for examination.
A forensic search by the cyber experts revealed sick Kidd and Hannisdal each had a haul of hundreds of illegal pictures of children and images of beastiality.
At Glasgow Sheriff Court, Kidd admitted charges of downloading and possessing indecent images of children between July 2005 and June 2017, and a charge of possessing extreme pornographic images between April 2007 and August 2017.
Hannisdal, from Belshill, admitted committing the same three charges between September 2014 and August 2017.
The court heard the pair are business partners for an internet business and at the time both lived at the address with Kidd’s parents and partner.
They co-own Dragonbyte Technologies Ltd, a software business, described on their website as “The leading provider of vBulletin software addons since 2010”.