Drug dealer, 34, who tried to impersonate UFC fighter Conor McGregor and carried business card with ‘McGregor Enterprise’ written on them is jailed for nearly three years
- Mark Nye, 34, told police his name as Conor when he was stopped in Stanwell
- He was carrying several hundreds business cards to promote his illegal business
- The rear of the McGregor Enterprise cards promised ‘the best drops in Surrey’
Mark Nye, 34, from Stanwell, Surrey, pictured, told police his name was Conor in an effort to pass himself off as the MMA fighter Conor McGregor
Mark Nye, 34, from Stanwell, Surrey even had business cards made up with McGregor Enterprise printed on the front.
He was stopped by police in Stanwell on February 11 who spotted him trying to throw away a package of drugs and two mobile phones he was carrying.
He pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply class A drugs and driving while disqualified and without insurance.
Guildford Crown Court heard Nye gave false details when he was stopped, claiming he was called ‘Conor’.
He was also carrying several hundred business cards used as part of his drugs business featuring ‘McGregor Enterprise’ on the front and ‘best drops in Surrey’ on the back.
Officers seized Nye’s phones and found hundreds of messages linking him to his drugs business.
He was also carrying several hundred business cards used as part of his drugs business featuring the brand McGregor Enterprise’ on the front and ‘Best drops in Surrey’ on the back
Nye tried to pass himself off as the Dublin-born MMA fighter Conor McGregor, pictured
He was sentenced at Guildford Crown Court on April 9.
PC McGill, who was investigating the case said: ‘A search of the address Mark was staying at revealed a large amount of boric acid, a cutting agent which is used by dealers to cut drugs and can have serious health implications for users themselves.
‘Officers also found a large cleaver readily accessible by his bed.
‘Thanks to the work of our proactive drugs teams, we have taken yet another dealer off our streets and prevented Mark from causing further harm to the victims of his crimes.’