One was a professional drug dealer called James Ward.
The claimants argued that Ward had been coached in his evidence by DCS Cook.
In addition, they claimed DCS Cook was guilty of misfeasance in a public office.
IN JULY 2005 Ward was given a 17 year sentence for the Bedingham offences — Garry Vian was sent down for 14 years.
This was for the recovery of £12,247 in legal costs. REES’ ATTEMPT to make a financial killing from the Metropolitan Police reached its climax in the Royal Courts of Justice earlier this year. AN ARTIST’S impression of the five men charged in connection with the Daniel Morgan murder in 2008 — from left to right, Jonathan Rees, Glenn Vian, Sid Fillery, Garry Vian and James “Jimmy” Cook.