A brief refresher: Hoaxtead began with the release of a series of confidential videos, in which two young children recited detailed stories of unbelievable sexual abuse. The videos were leaked to Henry Curteis of The Tap Blog, who posted them publicly, setting off the shitstorm that would become the Hampstead ‘satanic ritual abuse’ hoax.
Since that initial release of those videos, as well as of illegally obtained police ABE (Achieving Best Evidence) videos in which the children first confirmed, and then admitted that they’d been physically and psychologically abused into making the original accusations, blame has been tossed around like a flaming hot potato.
As it dawned on them that they could be legally prosecuted for their actions, Ella Gareeva Draper, into whose care the police videos had been placed, and Sabine Kurjo McNeill, then acting as Ella’s McKenzie Friend, both frantically denied responsibility for releasing the videos.
We feel that the following, from one of our regular commenters, sums up their culpability quite nicely:
Sabine: Firstly, you don’t Bcc a blogger if you don’t want your content to appear online, as their content. If you have been given confidential and sensitive material from a client, you don’t let it out of your hands. You don’t let strange people set eyes upon it, or give them the possibility to download it. Especially to a blogger that publishes material that is of the standard of the ‘National Enquirer’. You represent clients in the narcissists realm of special places: The European Parliament Petition Committee, no less, and yet you don’t know the fundamental rules of confidentiality when representing a person???? The fact that you Bcc’d the video links to Henry Curteis suggests that you had a relationship with him, so he would have known whether he had your permission to publish or not. You deliberately sent him those videos knowing they would be put out there. And of course this all ties in to that ‘veiled threat’ you made. Good luck in court.
Ella: So you were going to blur the images on the video? Because you did not want to harm or further abuse your children, making them vulnerable to online voyeurs or paedophiles who might target them in real life and so put them at risk? Is that why you have just published their faces as big as can be, (p.s they are still very recognisable), on your new blog, registered in your name, probably paid by your plastic, ie traceable to you, because you *really* are against their images being out there?
Both Sabine and Ella, had they been against the leaks, would have urged Henry Curteis and others to take down those images and videos. They would have complied with gagging orders, turned up at court. But they didn’t. And ever since then, they have done whatever they could to spread those images, videos and the children’s names as far and as wide as possible. So no one is going to believe they are innocent of the initial leak, and neither does it matter, really. Because they continued to leak. Left, right, and centre.
I think I might respect them more if they actually stuck to their position. They put themselves out there as warriors and fighters, but they are really just cowards.
As for that document with the names, which Ella says she did not release: It’s irrelevant, since she went online and read it out herself. What more proof could you need? Angry at the judgement, it was the only thing she had left, the only thing she could think to do. Similarly, in narcissistic rage, she used her children as weapons towards her ex, that was why she wanted to cut off his contact. A good mother would want her children to have a relationship with their father, despite any grievances they might have themselves.
Ella, you really deserve the predicament you find yourself in.