Three men who hacked the computer systems and e-mail accounts of a company and its employees have been sentenced.
Chris Hutcheson, aged 69, of Druillat, France; was jailed for six months and ordered to pay £15,400 in costs.
Adam Hutcheson, aged 47, of London Road, Wrotham Heath, Sevenoaks, Kent; was jailed for four months, suspended for two years. He was also ordered to pay £15,400 in costs and serve 150 hours of community service.
Chris Hutcheson, aged 37, of Kenyon Place, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire; was jailed for four months, suspended for two years. He was also ordered to pay £15,400 in costs.
The men appeared at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, 11 April where they pleaded guilty to conspiring together to access the computer system of Gordon Ramsay Holdings Ltd (GRHL) on multiple occasions, without authority, between 23 October 2010 and 31 March 2011.
They were sentenced at the Old Bailey on Wednesday, 7 June.
The allegations were investigated by detectives from Operation Tuleta.