Tag Archives: Operation Abelard

6th December 1988 – Operation Abelard II, Alan “Taffy” Holmes and the Daniel Morgan murder.

Good news today (though not for plod) as light is shone upon corruption in New Scotland Yard, along with the Hampshire Constabulary. The scapegoat for the Metropolitan Police debacle surrounding the Daniel Morgan murder became Jonathan Rees, of “Southern Investigations”. … Continue reading

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H is for Ian Hurst, Jacqui Hames and Alan “Taffy” Holmes.

L, of course, is for Leveson and a risible testimony from Jacqui Hames, who had a minor role in the Daniel Morgan murder and subsequent framing of Jonathan Rees. https://www.discoverleveson.com/evidence/Witness_Statement_of_Jacqueline_Hames/8705/media Skip the first dozen pages. Page 13, para 32. Operation … Continue reading

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Channel 4 – Daniel Morgan documentary.

Came across a site “Murdered by the Met Daniel Morgan” which one hoped would be promising. Alas, a sort of bizarre collection of press reports, getting no closer to uncovering which of the Metropolitan Police it was who murdered Morgan. … Continue reading

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CPS failures and culpability over DCS Dave Cook (plus Nikolaus Chrastny)

Det Sgt Jack Kelly was “a bag man for Jarratt”. I spent most of today going over a decade of e-mails and some evidence which can now be placed in the public domain. Irish readers will be thrilled that Operation … Continue reading

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Soracchi, O’Brien, O’Driscoll and Daniel Morgan.

It might be better to begin, initially, with “Private Eye” and an article on Carlo Neri (Soracchi). Page 39 regales us with the account of his going undercover. On page 38 we are treated to the murder death in custody … Continue reading

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Pelion upon Ossa, the Ayia Napa false rape claim.

I have previously mentioned Cyprus, usually the northern part, in reference to Asil Nadir who was fitted up by plod. Now I move to Famagusta, and the guilty verdict in the case of F(temporarily redacted) H(temporarily redacted) whose identity is … Continue reading

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Operation Ballast and Jim Gamble.

My secretary, Mrs Tracey Chutney, brought to my attention that Jim Gamble, QPM, VC and UFF, is far from happy. The thing with police corruption in the British Isles is, once a strand is pulled, the whole lot comes apart. … Continue reading

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Vindicated – Alec Leighton and FBME bank.

Xinhua published an interesting article and one that tangentally hits on some dark goings on at New Scotland Yard. http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-02/01/c_137790453.htm The Central Bank of Cyprus has been found innocent of any corruption connected to the Saab brothers FBME bank. The … Continue reading

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Les trois villes – Djakarta, Nicosia et Tokyo (FBME bank).

Former top cops Alec Leighton and Nigel Brown uncovered dodgy goings on at FBME. Has the nominally Cypriot bank become toxic in it’s legacy? Fujisawa may thinks so, after a trail running from Tanzania to Mauritius by way of the … Continue reading

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Frankfurt art theft, Serbia and “Operation Cobalt”.

In order to obtain the return of two high value Turner paintings, stolen to order by the Serbian mafia, the art museum in Frankfurt effectively paid a bribe. https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/news/the-stolen-turners-the-serbian-underworld-and-a-16324m-insurance-job-2314954.html “Operation Cobalt” reads like a thriller or crime film. The legal … Continue reading

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