Arresting News of (Dis)organised Crime and Corruption

NO PROTECTION

NO PROTECTION The Met Undercover Cop Spat Out After Rachel Nickell Fiasco Before going undercover during the Rachel Nickell murder inquiry – an operation that would ruin her police career and mental health – the officer known as ‘Lizzie James’ had proved her courage infiltrating violent gangsters terrorising publicans in London’s east end, The Upsetter can reveal.  Pub protection rackets did not disappear with the jailing of the Krays in the late 1960’s. It was still a serious problem two decades later with violent thugs extorting money from publicans while helping themselves to drinks and anything else that took their fancy. In 1989,

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THE RIDDLE OF POLLARDS HILL

THE RIDDLE OF POLLARDS HILL A Dead Cop, A Missed Gun, A Magic Bullet and A Loyal Watchdog A bombshell tape recording has emerged showing “collusion” between the watchdog and Metropolitan police during a probe into the bizarre circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of sergeant Matt Ratana last year. The Upsetter can reveal that the Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) has been passing intelligence to the Met that it gleaned from private discussions with the family of Louis de Zoysa, who was also shot inside Croydon police station. An IOPC manager is recorded revealing that in addition the Met decides

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RUNWAY CORRUPTION

Bribes, Blind Eyes and Corruption At The Airport. Gatwick Airport and Sussex police ignored whistleblowing claims of bribery and corruption and left a critical part of the national infrastructure exposed to organised crime and terrorism for six years, The Upsetter can reveal. Private detectives eventually stepped in and launched an undercover operation into an allegedly corrupt network behind Gatwick’s official airport transfer service, the only taxi company allowed to operate inside the international airport. The private sleuths, who were called in by the overseas owners of the taxi firm, feared that terrorists and drug traffickers were also using the network to

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MORE CASH INJECTIONS

In October 2006, Holby City actor Simon Williams, a Daval shareholder and believer, presented a petition to Downing Street with 20,000 signatures calling for NHS backing of Aimspro. There was no take up by the NHS, but the following month the MHRA, the medicines regulator, did begin a criminal investigation into Daval as reported in an exclusive Sunday Times expose. Among other troubling matters, we revealed details of a woman who had a serious adverse reaction when Dr Ian Brooman, a director of Daval at the time, injected her with Aimspro. No prosecution of the company followed, but the regulator did

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CASH INJECTION

The £30m ‘Gigantic Fraud’ on Multiple Sclerosis Sufferers A government-backed drug company claiming to have a ‘Holy Grail’ treatment for Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s and Covid-19 has collapsed and now faces an official probe amid allegations that thousands of vulnerable patients and shareholders are victims of a “gigantic fraud.” Daval International used political connections, celebrity friends and tame journalists to push an unproven serum called Aimspro as ‘a miracle drug [that] gets people out of wheelchairs’ and makes the blind see.  But after raising £30m over the past two decades, mainly from sufferers and their families, the company is being put

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