Arresting News of (Dis)organised Crime and Corruption


LEADERS of a controversial support group for childcare professionals and others accused of sexual abuse have resigned after an investigation by The Upsetter. This newsletter examined claims from whistleblowers that Falsely Accused Carers and Teachers (FACT) had been “hijacked” by convicted paedophiles. It soon became clear that Manchester-based FACT allows sex offenders who either pleaded guilty or never challenged their convictions to join. The group has hundreds of members and has been going for over 20 years with the support of academics from major universities, well-known journalists and law firms looking for business. It also emerged that FACT was twice refused charitable status

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