Operation Midland: ‘Nick’ could be investigated for wasting police time – Daily Telegraph

‘The man who sparked the flawed Operation Midland investigation could be investigated for wasting police time after a sex abuse victim lodged a formal complaint with Scotland Yard accusing him of making up the allegations.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd March 2016

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Lord Bramall inquiry: How did police obtain search warrant for ‘PR exercise’, asks retired judge – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 25th, 2016 in child abuse, evidence, inquiries, judges, news, police, warrants, wasting police time, witnesses by sally

‘Exclusive: Metropolitan Police’s handling of aborted child sex abuse case challenged as key abuse witness reveals police informant “stole” details.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th January 2016

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Asbo for man who fakes illness – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 31st, 2014 in ASBOs, emergency services, news, wasting police time by sally

‘A man who drives lifesavers to distraction by feigning illness and lying in the street to get attention has been given an Asbo banning him from wasting the time of the emergency services.’

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Daily Telegraph, 30th October 2014

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Neighbour of Tia Sharp’s grandmother convicted of wasting police time – The Independent

Posted August 6th, 2013 in news, wasting police time by sally

“A neighbour of the grandmother of Tia Sharp was today convicted of wasting police time by giving a false statement that he had seen her alive.”

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The Independent, 5th August 2013

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False allegations of rape and domestic violence are few and far between – The Guardian

Posted March 13th, 2013 in domestic violence, news, prosecutions, rape, wasting police time by sally

“Our new report shows that while false allegations must be taken seriously they are relatively rare and are often complex cases.”

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The Guardian, 13th March 2013

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Under the spotlight: perverting the course of justice and wasting police time in cases involving allegedly false rape and domestic violence allegations – Crown Prosecution Service

“The first ever study by the Crown Prosecution Service into so-called false allegations of rape and domestic violence is being published today by the Director of Public Prosecutions.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 12th March 2013

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Rape investigations ‘undermined by belief that false accusations are rife’ – The Guardian

Posted March 13th, 2013 in news, prosecutions, rape, victims, wasting police time by sally

“A ‘misplaced belief’ that false accusations of rape or domestic violence are commonplace may be undermining police and prosecutors’ efforts to investigate such crimes, the director of public prosecutions has warned.”

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The Guardian, 13th March 2013

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Kent Policewoman not guilty of false attack claim – BBC News

Posted October 20th, 2011 in assault, disciplinary procedures, news, police, wasting police time by tracey

“A Kent police officer who was accused of falsely claiming she was attacked while on duty has been cleared of wasting police time.”

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BBC News, 19th October 2011

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Layla’s story: jailed after reporting a sexual assault – The Guardian

Posted August 15th, 2011 in news, perverting the course of justice, rape, victims, wasting police time by sally

“In 2009, Layla Ibrahim told police she had been the victim of a savage sexual assault. So why did she end up in jail?”

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The Guardian, 12th August 2011

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Girl fined for wasting police time after ‘kidnapping’ – BBC News

Posted October 8th, 2010 in fines, kidnapping, news, wasting police time by sally

“A teenager has been fined for wasting police time after claiming she had been kidnapped, sparking a major search.”

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BBC News, 7th October 2010

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Ray Gosling admits wasting police time over TV confession – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 16th, 2010 in Crown Prosecution Service, euthanasia, murder, news, wasting police time by sally

“The guilty plea today by Ray Gosling shows he now accepts that he put Nottinghamshire Police to a lot of unnecessary effort investigating a fake allegation of murder, said Crown Prosecution Service senior lawyer Simon Clements.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 14th September 2010

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BBC’s Ray Gosling sentenced for wasting police time – BBC News

Posted September 14th, 2010 in euthanasia, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, wasting police time by sally

“A BBC presenter who admitted wasting police time after claiming on air that he smothered his dying lover has been given a suspended prison sentence.”

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BBC News, 14th September 2010

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BBC presenter who claimed he killed gay lover prosecuted for wasting police time – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 20th, 2010 in euthanasia, news, wasting police time by sally

“Ray Gosling, the BBC presenter, will be prosecuted for wasting police time after claiming that he had killed a gay lover.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th August 2010

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