Kristie Sue Costa, the defective detective

It’s a bit of a truism around these parts that Kristie Sue Costa is not exactly the world’s greatest detective. We first realised that when she started her blog, Dearman Does Hampstead, with an article claiming that pretty well everyone who didn’t believe in the Hampstead SRA hoax was one person, and that one person…

Hoaxtead FAQ: Who is Charlotte Ward?

Yesterday we discussed some of the process that led to our team uncovering the identity of one of the key early players in the Hampstead SRA hoax. In March 2015 “Jacqui Farmer” started a blog called Hampstead Research, whose stated goal was to validate the original allegations made by RD’s children, under duress from their…

Charlotte’s final final statement (for real this time)

Looks like we’ve shaken up the cult, but good. The destruction-from-within of their Sooper Seekrit Facebook Group seems to have created a major ripple effect, to the point where the group’s erstwhile leader, ‘Jacob Farmer’/’Jacqui Farmer’/Charlotte Ward Alton has found it necessary to write not just one, but two ‘final statements’ (leading us to wonder…

Charlotte goes on a whingeing binge

We’re all probably a bit too familiar with Charlotte Ward Alton’s writings, which seem to have two speeds: petulantly aggrieved or slyly self-aggrandising. Neither is particularly attractive. Since announcing the impending demise of her slop-bucket of a blog (tonight at the witching hour, if she’s telling the truth), though, her self-indulgent whingeing has hit industrial…