Survivors of the last Satanic panic awarded $3.4 million

It’s a good news/bad news story: the Washington Post reported on 25 August that a couple from Austin, Texas who’d been falsely accused of Satanic ritual abuse back in the bad old days of the 1980s-1990s Satanic panic had finally been awarded financial compensation for the more than 21 years they’d each spent in prison.…

IPCC Appeal 2: What happens now?

This week we’ve been discussing the IPCC’s response letter to Ella Draper’s appeal of the first IPCC investigation of the September 2014 police investigation of the Hampstead SRA hoax. (Got all that?) The response letter was posted by several people, we’ve now discovered; the first known post dates back to 29 November 2016, but the…

Rupert visits Christ Church school…last week

In an act of enormous bravery, Rupert Quaintance visited Christ Church Hampstead and Christ Church Primary School, photographed himself there, then turned tail and fled. And the kicker? He did all of this last week, but posted photos today in an effort to stir up maximum panic and distress amongst the parents and children of…