British ski instructor- fined €30,000 or go to jail
Simon Butler found guilty
The British ski instructor has been fined €30,000 or go to jail for teaching in France without the correct qualifications. He appeared in court in Bonneville, France, today.
The court gave its verdict on Monday afternoon and he was found guilty.
He was sentenced to pay a fine of €30,000 or got to jail for 200 days instead.
"If he does not pay, he may be compelled to go to prison", said the President of the legal tribunal at Bonneville in the Hautes-Savoie region of the Alps.
Simon Butler has lodged an immediate appeal and has said he is prepared to go to jail if necessary.