Former Scotland Yard commander Ali Dizaei loses appeal against conviction | UK news | guardian.co.uk 'The decision upholding Dizaei's convictions for misconduct and perverting the course of justice was made by the lord chief justice, Lord Judge, and two other judges at the court of appeal in London. Dizaei, 50, has been tried and convicted twice over the charges. The first conviction was overturned by an earlier court of appeal judgment after it emerged Baghdadi was a serial benefits fraudster. After the first conviction in 2010 Dizaei was jailed for three years.' oh dear...and now his lawyers are talking a further appeal. who's paying for all this??