All in the family: Mother-daughter tag-team scammers

Yesterday we introduced you to HoaxGirl’s mum, Valerie Robitaille, aka Val Robitai, aka Naicheval Robitai. When we last saw Valerie, she was writing long, fawning emails to an older lady in Canada who had foolishly decided to hand over a largish portion of her inheritance from her husband. But Valerie is not, as they say in…

HoaxGirl, Valerie, and Wilhelmina: The one that got away

Yesterday we received a charming missive from HoaxGirl, apropros we know not what. We’d seen her sniffing around the place for a few days, but we must confess that her unprovoked comment took us by surprise, both by its vehemence and its vindictiveness. “Your blog made someone kill themselves”, she writes. Really? And the first…

Neelu’s day in court, translated (sort of)

As we noted yesterday, Neelu Berry’s pre-trial and preparation hearing took place yesterday. While she did put up a Facebook video reporting on what happened, we’ve squinted and looked at it sideways, turned it upside down and shook it, tapped it several times, and still weren’t able to make much of it. Here it is,…

Neelu to face charges of benefits fraud today

Neelu Berry announced yesterday that she will be facing six charges of benefits fraud at Snaresbrook Crown Court this morning. Okay, she didn’t actually say that. She said: If people are near Snaresbrook Crown Court on Tuesday 10th July 2018 there will be a No Jurisdiction Trial  in the case of State V Neelu Berry…

‘Nick’ charged with perverting the course of justice, fraud

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) yesterday announced that the person known only as ‘Nick’, whose allegations against various prominent figures set off the disastrous Operation Midland, has now been charged with 12 counts of perverting the course of justice, as well as one count of fraud. Operation Midland, which began in late 2014, was based…