A modest proposal

Yes, yes, you’re right. A couple of weeks ago we said we were going on hiatus, and that we’d be back when there was news of Angela’s legal status. That hasn’t happened yet, so what are we doing posting again so soon? Well, it seemed that even in the absence of regular posts, the after-party…

Police inertia allowed Hampstead hoax to grow

In the most recent video on the Hoaxtead Research YouTube channel, we addressed an issue which hasn’t really been publicly aired in the past: how was the outcome of this hoax shaped by the reactions (or non-reactions) of the police? Yesterday, regular commenter Steved observed, The accusers who may find themselves either in jail or…

Video share: How did the Hampstead hoax go viral?

In our continuing video series on the Hampstead SRA hoax, today’s video looks at Sabine McNeill’s role in pushing the videos online, and ensuring that they were eventually seen by more than 4 million people in a month. Guest appearances include Ray Savage and Charlotte Ward…. On the Hoaxtead Research YouTube channel, we’re building a library of…

Updating the FAQ: Promoters of the hoax

In our continuing quest to integrate evidence from Sabine McNeill’s 2018 trial into this blog’s FAQ, yesterday we began to revise and update the page where we introduce those who helped to promote the Hampstead SRA hoax. Today we’ll look at those who became involved prior to the release of the videos on 2 February…

Did Ella really want her children back?

Last week we took a look at a new-old audio recording made by Abraham Christie and Ella Draper back in the days when they still harboured a naïve belief that they might be able to salvage the Hampstead hoax dumpster fire and turn it to their advantage. As with much of the evidence concerning this…

Hampstead SRA hoax timeline update, part 2

Last week we began the task of updating the timeline of the Hampstead SRA hoax. This is a continuation of that process, beginning with the events following Sabine McNeill’s involvement in the case in November 2014, and ending with the Pauffley judgment. Our goal is to integrate information gleaned from Sabine’s 2018 trial, as well…