Major Antony Watkins-Burton loomed large yesterday. The Norfolk resident had a ponderous hand in the fitting up of Barry Beardall and over one hundred others. HMRC worked in the UK and abroad to entrap innocent exporters, including some in the Near East.
The Turkish element in the equation is the unwitting use of Asil Nadir as a conduit for illegal shipments to the Saddam regime, in Iraq. One doubts that the Turks or other Muslims in the Umma would be happy with a known paid perjurer, such as Derek Haslam of “Abacus Security Consultants” being involved.
Turkish Cyprus was used as a staging post by Bernie Small and an M.I.5 “officer” who will soon be identified. The fitting up of Elizabeth Forsythe, of South Audley Managment, can be read about in the link below.