Fay & Maloney: Lies versus reality

Yesterday we looked into part of Thursday’s hearing at the ongoing Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), in which Commander Neil Jerome of the Metropolitan Police Service described the 1982 raid on the Elm Guest House. The raid came about as a result of an anonymous tip alerting police to the presence of a…

IICSA unravels Chris Fay’s lies

We have been watching with some interest as the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) began its Westminster hearings on so-called VIP child sexual abuse this week. In particular, yesterday’s topics—which included the Elm Guest House, Chris Fay, and the “Mary Moss List”—have all been long-time favourite discussion points for those who would like…

Taylor’s latest self-promotion scheme

A few days ago, during one of Andy Devine’s interminable Facebook live-streamed videos, one of our readers noted that a recent subject of this blog, Matt Taylor, seemed more than usually annoyed with us. In the streamed comments, he wrote: Trust me, it is war between me and Hoaxtead Research. I’m making it my mission…

Bearing false witness

Since Sabine McNeill received a nine-year sentence following conviction on four charges of stalking and six charges of violating a restraining order, public interest in the Hampstead SRA hoax has surged. Writing in the Times yesterday, David Aaronovitch cited the Hampstead case as part of a disturbing trend toward false allegations of sexual abuse. He…