Rupert Quaintance found guilty of Harassment 4

Following two days of deliberation, the jury in the trial of Rupert Quaintance came back with a verdict earlier today at Southwark Crown Court: they declared Rupert guilty of two of five charges of Harassment Level 4 (putting people in fear of violence). At about 11:40 a.m., the sequestered jury sent a note to the…

Rupert Quaintance trial update: Day 5

Readers of Hoaxtead Research will be aware by now that court was adjourned at about 4:00 p.m. this afternoon, to resume tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. You would be correct in deducing that the jury has not yet reached its verdict. Here is a summary of the day’s proceedings: Summation: Judge Martin Griffith In court this…

Survivors of the last Satanic panic awarded $3.4 million

It’s a good news/bad news story: the Washington Post reported on 25 August that a couple from Austin, Texas who’d been falsely accused of Satanic ritual abuse back in the bad old days of the 1980s-1990s Satanic panic had finally been awarded financial compensation for the more than 21 years they’d each spent in prison.…

Dear Sabine: Put that in your pipe and smoke it

Today’s post is brought to you by the website What Do They Know? We’re posting the conversation in its entirety…we hope you find it as amusing as we do! 13 July, 2017 Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), In my capacity as McKenzie Friend I have given a voice to many voiceless children and wonder whether…

Rupert Quaintance trial update: Day 4

Yes, we’re back to referring to the trial by Rupert’s real name, as it seems the court listings have done the same. As always, we ask that no one speculate about the outcome of the trial in the comments section. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation! Cross-examination of defendant, part 2 On the fourth day of Rupert…