2018 in review: They fought the law & the law won

On this last day of 2018, we’re taking time to look back over a year that’s brought victories great and small in the fight to debunk the Hampstead SRA hoax and those who’ve continued to promote it. This time last year, Rupert Quaintance was serving the final weeks of his prison sentence for harassment, and…

A happy Christmas to all…

It’s that time of year again—after a wildly busy fall, the festive season is upon us, and we’re getting ready to spend time with family and friends. We hope all our readers will find time for quiet reflection in amongst the holiday cheer, and that you’ll find much to enjoy over the next couple of…

Further thoughts on Sabine’s sentencing hearing

A few days ago we offered an outline of the first half of Sabine McNeill’s sentencing hearing, which took place 19 December at Southwark Crown Court. As we mentioned, a prior case had been scheduled for Court 11, and took longer than expected, which pushed the timing of Sabine’s hearing much later in the afternoon,…

Some questions about Sabine’s trial

Sabine McNeill’s four-week-long trial, in which she was found guilty of four charges of stalking and six breaches of a restraining order, is all over bar the sentencing (set for 9 January 2019). In many ways it was quite an extraordinary event, and its ripple effects will be felt for a long time to come.…

Hampstead hoax victims describe 4 years of terror

We’ve heard from several people who attended the first instalment of Sabine McNeill’s sentencing hearing on Wednesday, who told us that the Victim Impact Statements read aloud in court offered a glimpse into how the victims of the Hampstead SRA hoax have experienced the past four years. Bearing in mind the reporting restrictions on the…

Sabine McNeill sentencing postponed to 9 January

Sabine McNeill’s sentencing hearing on 19 December at Southwark Crown Court began an hour late due to another trial going overtime, with the result that the actual sentencing portion of the hearing had to be delayed until 9 January 2019. Nonetheless, in a moving and emotional session, the court heard Victim Impact Statements from some…

Eddie Isok & friends indulge in witness intimidation

We’re on stand-by today, waiting for news about Sabine McNeill’s sentencing hearing. While we wait, though, we thought we’d tell you about an interesting bit of fallout from Sabine’s trial, which will no doubt have further repercussions for those involved. Readers who followed our reporting of the trial might remember that a full day was…