Hoaxtead mobsters battle it out: Charlotte strikes back!

Just when we thought we’d seen it all…. On Tuesday we brought you a most amusing, entertaining, and somewhat enlightening slap-fest between Belinda McKenzie and Charlotte Alton Ward (aka Jacqui Farmer). For background: Charlotte and her partner Jacco de Boer (aka Video Man) once lived with Belinda at her infamous “Highgate Hub”, where Belinda formerly…

The economics of Hoaxtead: How hoaxers make money from pain

In yesterday’s post, which featured a couple of delightfully bitchy emails between Belinda McKenzie and Charlotte Ward, Belinda made a statement which puzzled some of our readers. Describing the Association of McKenzie Friends, which Belinda and Sabine founded together in 2011, Belinda said, We’ve never charged a penny to anyone we’ve tried to help in…

Charlotte and Belinda in epic pagga

In yesterday’s Comments section we were treated to a small glimpse of the mistrust which other Hampstead hoax promoters feel toward Belinda McKenzie. We heard that Saskia “Butter wouldn’t melt” Whitfield had been approached by Jacqui “Make mine a double” Lynch and friend, with a view toward “infiltrating” Belinda’s home, the so-called Highgate Hub; they…

Weaselly Hall outsmarts himself…again

A strange, sometimes disconcerting, and often amusing habit of Hoaxtead mobsters is their tendency to outsmart themselves. Shoot themselves in the foot. Hoist themselves, messily but with maximum moaning, with their own petards. What can we say? It’s a gift. The latest comes from Weaselly Hall, the “violent yob” whose various scams have made him…

Kristie Sue the Defective Detective: Guilt by association

We’ve noted before that Kristie Sue Costa, the sole remaining spokes-thingy for the Hoaxtead mob, has a nasty habit of drawing unwarranted conclusions from cherry-picked evidence. Her idea of “in-depth investigation” generally consists of skimming through hastily Googled material, scooping out the bits that confirm her existing biases (of which she has many), and then…

Rupert Quaintance appeal quashed

Yesterday we reported that Rupert Quaintance had brought an appeal against his conviction on two counts of Harassment 4, as well as against the nine-month sentence which he is currently serving. We can now report that his appeal was overturned yesterday in the Court of Appeal, where one judge informed him that given the seriousness…