The Samantha Baldwin case: Hoaxtead redux?

It’s hard to live in the UK and remain unaware of the case of Samantha Baldwin, the Nottingham mother who fled family court while the judge was reading his judgement, grabbed her two children, and went on the run from police for nearly two weeks. The facts of the case are laid out in this…

All just a little bit of history repeating

When the Hampstead SRA hoax was in its infancy—that is, after Sabine had released the videos of RD’s children but before Mrs Justice Pauffley issued her judgement on the fact-finding hearing—Hoaxtead mobsters in training had a very nasty habit: they would trawl the Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ accounts of anyone unfortunate enough to have been…

Coached, led, and prompted: The evidence in the videos

As Abraham Christie and Ella Draper’s renewed onslaught of videos hit YouTube last week, thousands of new-to-Hoaxtead conspirasheep were introduced to the Hampstead SRA hoax. Listening to Ella’s highly embellished retelling of the story she and Abe concocted, it was relatively easy for us to pick out the lies and inconsistencies, but we recognise that…

What was the point of Ella’s new video?

There’s been a fair bit of speculation about what, exactly, Abraham Christie and Ella Draper hoped to achieve with their latest rather bizarre video release. There’s the “riding on the coattails of Pizzagate” theory, which postulates that the fugitive pair decided to cash in on the Washington-based SRA hoax. If this is the case, though,…