‘Satanic child pornography’ is a fraud

The headlines were spectacular, even melodramatic: “Satanic child-porn fraudster is ‘ruthless, manipulative’”; “Court to mull fate of online child-porn ring fraudster”. No, they weren’t referring to Abraham Christie and Ella Draper (sad to say). These headlines refer to a case last year in Johannesburg, South Africa, in which a young woman named Leone Steyn was…

CEOP threatens to arrest Hoaxtead mobster

One of this blog’s most faithful correspondents is John “the Schnozz” Paterson. He writes to us on average four or five times per week, usually threatening death, dismemberment, or arrest for unspecified crimes. To be honest, we generally don’t read his emails—unkind, we know, but life is short and his emails are long. Most of…

Media Watch takes on ’60 Minutes Special Investigation’

Thanks to regular commenter Ghost of Sam for sending us this post from Australia’s excellent Media Watch site. The article looks back on the infamous “60 Minutes Special Investigation” which aired in July 2015, breathlessly proclaiming that “Britain’s biggest-ever scandal is about to explode…”. The scandal in question, of course, was the infamous “VIP paedophile…

The ongoing fraud of “Satanic child pornography”

The headlines were spectacular, even melodramatic: “Satanic child-porn fraudster is ‘ruthless, manipulative’”; “Court to mull fate of online child-porn ring fraudster”. No, they weren’t referring to Abraham Christie and Ella Draper (sad to say). These headlines refer to a case last year in Johannesburg, South Africa, in which a young woman named Leone Steyn was…