When troll-hunting goes terribly wrong

Once upon a time there was an evil troll. He didn’t live under a bridge; he dwelt on the internet, where he delighted in sending people messages which caused them deep pain and suffering. For example, when he learned that a man named Allan Bryant Jr had disappeared in 2013, having last been seen outside…

How ‘Charles Seven’ divided UK truthers

As we hinted in yesterday’s post about Wendy John-Charles*, aka “Charles Seven”, the links in her story run deep within the UK conspiracy community. We mentioned yesterday that Charlotte Ward, aka “Jacqui Farmer”, who had lived at Belinda’s Highgate home for several months, expressed resentment toward Seven, on the grounds that Seven had “aggravated her…

‘Charles Seven’: The longest fake news story

Over the summer we noted in passing that a fantasist who goes by the name “Charles Seven” seemed to be trying to revive her various allegations with a new audience. To be sure, she’s updated her 7/7 story a bit to include more recent news stories like the Grenfell Tower fire and the Charlie Hebdo…

Mike Veale’s smashed phone: What does it mean?

From our “Better Late than Never” department…. We note that the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC, formerly IPCC) recently published its findings that Cleveland Chief Constable Mike Veale, who headed the ill-fated investigation into historical allegations of child sexual abuse against Sir Edward Heath, “has a case to answer for alleged misconduct for providing and maintaining…

How many lies can Angela fit into one video?

Oh bliss, oh joy, Angela Power-Disney has released another exciting video. This time she has a brand new victim interviewee, a woman named Nicola from Manchester who Angie appears to be grooming for life in the conspiranoid lane. And in the process, Angie seems to be trying to outdo herself in the “Outrageous Lies and…

Catriona Selvester resigns from Fresh Start Foundation

Yesterday morning Catriona Selvester posted a letter of resignation from the board of directors of the Fresh Start Foundation: The question on many people’s minds on hearing this news was, “Did she jump or was she pushed?” Certainly, we’ve been doing our best on this blog to point out the disparity between the stated aims…