Everyday thousands of children are being sexually abused. You can stop the abuse of at least one child by simply praying. You can possibly stop the abuse of thousands of children by forwarding the link in First Time Visitor? by email, Twitter or Facebook to every Christian you know. Save a child or lots of children!!!! Do Something, please!

3:15 PM prayer in brief:
Pray for God to stop 1 child from being molested today.
Pray for God to stop 1 child molestation happening now.
Pray for God to rescue 1 child from sexual slavery.
Pray for God to save 1 girl from genital circumcision.
Pray for God to stop 1 girl from becoming a child-bride.
If you have the faith pray for 100 children rather than one.
Give Thanks. There is more to this prayer here

Please note: All my writings and comments appear in bold italics in this colour

Tuesday, 5 July 2022

Approaching Sodom > Roe v Wade overturned; Can adults sue sex-change surgeons? Biden's Conversion Therapy madness

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Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade Abortion-Rights Ruling


Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News

Demonstrators outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 23.
Photographer: Valerie Plesch/Bloomberg , Bloomberg


(Bloomberg) -- A deeply divided US Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and wiped out the constitutional right to abortion, issuing a historic ruling likely to render the procedure largely illegal in half the country.

The court voted along ideological lines, 6-3 to uphold Mississippi’s ban after 15 weeks of pregnancy, and 5-4 to go further and explicitly overturn Roe and the constitutional right it established. Justice Samuel Alito wrote the court’s majority opinion.

The impact promises to be transformational. Twenty-six states either will or are likely to ban almost all abortions, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a research organization that backs abortion rights. Thirteen have so-called trigger laws designed to automatically outlaw abortion if Roe is overturned.

The ruling fulfills a decades-old dream for legal and religious conservatives, capping a half-century fight to overrule one of the most controversial opinions in US history. The majority also overturned Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the 1992 decision that reaffirmed Roe and laid out what has been the controlling law ever since. Casey said the Constitution’s 14th Amendment barred states from imposing significant restrictions until fetal viability, roughly 23 weeks into pregnancy.

Abortion-rights supporters say overturning Roe will have a devastating impact, threatening decades of economic gain for women and depriving millions of the right to make deeply personal health-care decisions. They say the effect will be especially large for Black and Hispanic women, who are more likely to lack the funds and ability to take time off work to travel out of state for an abortion.

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Republican lawmakers introduce bill allowing adults to sue doctors who perform 'sex-change' surgeries

By Brandon Showalter, 
Senior Investigative Reporter 

Sen. Tom Cotton | Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images


Two Republican congressmen have introduced legislation that would allow adults who underwent body mutilating gender-transition surgeries as minors to sue the doctors who operated on them. The bill also includes a 30-year statute of limitations. 

Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., introduced the Protecting Minors from Medical Malpractice Act on Wednesday. The legislation subjects medical practitioners who perform “a gender-transition procedure on an individual who is less than 18 years of age” to liability if the minor who had the cosmetic surgery or multiple surgeries experiences “physical, psychological, emotional, or physiological harms” from the surgery or “related treatment.” 

Minors who believe they were harmed by a gender-transition procedure have 30 years from their 18th birthday to file a civil action against a medical practitioner by seeking “declaratory or injunctive relief,” “compensatory damages,” “punitive damages” and “attorney’s fees and costs.” The bill makes an exception for surgeries performed on individuals with disorders of sexual development, chromosomal anomalies sometimes referred to as intersex conditions.

Additionally, the measure calls for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to withhold federal funding from any state requiring medical providers to perform gender-transition procedures.

The proposed legislation defines a “gender-transition procedure” as the “prescription or administration of puberty-blocking drugs for the purpose of changing the body of an individual so that it conforms to the subjective sense of identity of the individual,” “the prescription or administration of cross-sex hormones” or “a surgery to change the body of an individual” for the same purpose.

In a statement on Twitter, Cotton warned that “Radical doctors in the U.S. are performing dangerous, experimental, and even sterilizing gender-transition procedures on young kids, who can’t even provide informed consent,” adding: “Our bill allows children who grow up to regret these procedures to sue for damages.” 

Banks also commented on the bill, maintaining that “Quacks have irreversibly damaged tens of thousands of American children to further the radical left’s agenda.” He cited the legislation as evidence that Cotton and himself were “serious about holding them accountable.” 

Quacks have irreversibly damaged tens of thousands of American children to further the radical left’s agenda. @SenTomCotton and I are serious about holding them accountable.

Read about our bill in @FoxNews
— Jim Banks (@RepJimBanks) June 22, 2022


The Protecting Minors from Medical Malpractice Act comes amid ongoing efforts at the state level as Republican-led legislatures and state agencies adopt measures restricting the medicalized gender transitioning of young people. 

Last year, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services published a letter characterizing “genital mutilation of a child through reassignment surgery” as “child abuse, subject to all rules and procedures pertaining to child abuse.The state of Florida released a fact sheet in April declaring that no minor child should be prescribed puberty blockers and opposite-sex hormones to treat gender dysphoria.

The Florida Department of Health document further stated — referencing a 2021 article in the Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy — that “encouraging mastectomy, ovariectomy, uterine extirpation, penile disablement, tracheal shave, the prescription of hormones which are out of line with the genetic make-up of the child, or puberty blockers, are all clinical practices which run an unacceptably high risk of doing harm.” 

Last year, both chambers of the Arkansas Legislature overrode Gov. Asa Hutchison’s veto of the Save Adolescents from Experimentation Act, marking the first time a bill banning gender-transition procedures for minors became law anywhere in the country. Earlier this year, Alabama and Arizona followed suit by enacting similar laws. 

Internationally, several nations have begun halting the experimental practices to varying degrees. Among those countries reverting from prescribing puberty blockers or performing body mutilating surgeries are Sweden, France, Finland and the United Kingdom. Psychiatrists in Australia and New Zealand, likewise, are urging greater caution. 

Echoing the Republican lawmakers, critics of the experimental practices have long said that lawsuits are likely coming, particularly from young people who recognized as adults that they were incapable of giving adequate informed consent to the drugs and surgeries as children and teenagers. 

“Detransitioners,” those who underwent hormonal and surgical gender practices and wound up regretting it and reintegrating with their natal sex, have noted the hurdles that exist regarding taking legal action against the surgeons that performed the irreversible procedures on their bodies. 

In a February 2020 feature story in The Christian Post, a male detransitioner who went by the pseudonym Marcus Fitz recalled how he endured years of opposite-sex hormone use and had an orchiectomy. He explained that most states, including California, where he lived, have one-year statutes of limitations for medical malpractice lawsuits. 

“They’ll say, ‘I want to sue!’ And my first question to them is: ‘Well, how long has it been?’” he said, describing his interactions with other detransitioners.

“It often takes several years to come out of this gaslighting fog of what has happened to us and by then, it’s far too late.” 

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Biden Launches Global Campaign Against “Conversion Therapy”


By Stefano Gennarini, J.D. | June 23, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. June 24 (C-Fam) The Biden White House announced a global campaign to eradicate any kind of therapy and counseling to help persons who struggle with unwanted same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria.

“My order will use the full force of the federal government to prevent inhumane practices of conversion therapy,” Biden said last week at the signing, calling any kind of therapy or counseling that does not affirm homosexuality and transgenderism “dangerous and discredited.”

I wonder how he will defend that when he is standing before Jesus Christ?

The executive order directs the Secretary of State to develop an action plan to combat conversion therapy and “promote an end to its use around the world” including by leveraging U.S. foreign assistance and promoting initiatives against “conversion therapy” at the United Nations.

“We’re in a battle for the very soul of this nation, and that’s not hyperbole,” Biden said before signing the executive order, blaming the “MAGA agenda” of his predecessor President Donald J. Trump for inciting violence against persons who identify as homosexual or transgender.

Biden singled out Florida’s actions against Disneyland for promoting transgender education for children in schools as “going after Mickey Mouse.” And he said recent actions by Texas Governor Greg Abbot to investigate parents who help their small children to entertain gender transitioning as a form of child abuse were a form of harassment.

“Pride is back at the White House,” Biden said at the signing of the executive order.

God hates pride! Proverbs 8:13 - The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.

The executive order aligns the U.S. government with several UN officials and bodies who have recently campaigned against so-called “conversion therapy.”

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet of Chile, last week called conversion therapy a “human rights abuse.”

'Forced' conversion is probably a human rights abuse, and probably doesn't work anyway. But sensible, compassionate, therapy should be available to anyone, especially those who are confused about their gender or sexual preference.

Victor Madrigal-Borloz of Costa Rica, the UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, issued a report calling for a global ban on all therapies and forms of counseling that do not encourage persons who experience homosexual inclinations to act on their inclinations, or that do not affirm individuals who experience confusion about their bodies and gender.

The term “conversion therapy” does not refer to an established method of therapy or counseling. It is a derogatory label applied by politicians and activists to any form of talk therapy or counseling to help persons deal with unwanted same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria. These kinds of therapies and counseling are offered by individual psychologists and therapists.

Psychologists who carry out this kind of talk therapy say the results are based on the motivation of the patient and his willingness to change his thoughts and actions. They say 30% of highly motivated patients leave same-sex attraction behind altogether, another 30% continue the struggle but still resist same-sex activity, while the remainder return to previous practices.

Critics of this kind of talk therapy say it causes harm. A recent review of 79 studies found that counseling to help individuals deal or overcome same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria did not pose any greater risk of harm than other kinds of counseling.

The executive order also directs federal agencies to fight against conversion therapy domestically and to develop strategies to eradicate it, alongside other policies to promote social acceptance of homosexuality and transgenderism in the justice system, schools, health care, as well as police and government agencies.

For example, the language in the executive order directs the Department of Health and Human Services to develop policies to ensure homosexual couples and transgender individuals are able to adopt children or obtain them through surrogacy and other reproductive technologies on an equal footing with men and women who are in a marriage.

Surreal madness! 

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Sunday, 3 July 2022

Perverted Lives of the Rich and Famous > R. Kelly - Another creep off the streets; More Trouble for Ghislaine; Tory Whip Quits in UK; Tory sleaze in 2022

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R Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison after singer found guilty

of scheme to recruit women and underage kids for sex

Israel Salas-Rodriguez
21:39, 29 Jun 2022
The Scottish Sun

DISGRACED singer R Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years after being found guilty of orchestrating a scheme to recruit women and underage kids for sex.

The singer, born Robert Sylvester Kelly, was convicted of nine criminal counts last September, including violations of the Mann Act and racketeering.

One of Kelly's victims believes the disgraced singer should spend the rest of his life behind bars. Credit: AP


Judge Ann M Donnelly told the former R&B hitmaker that “the public has to be protected from behaviors like this,” before handing him a stiff sentence.

“These crimes were calculated and carefully planned and regularly executed for almost 25 years. You taught them that love is enslavement and violence,” Donnelly told the singer.

He declined to make a statement before he was sentenced due to pending litigation, according to his attorney.

When asked by the judge if he wished to make a statement, Kelly said, “Yes, your honor, that is my wish.”

Kelly, who was in court wearing black eyeglasses and a khaki shirt, kept his head down as Judge Ann M Donnelly began to go over the sentencing guidelines.

The first victim to make a statement during his sentencing was Angela, who called Kelly a "Pied Piper who lured children with his money and celebrity."

“With every addition of a new victim, you grew in wickedness. You used your fame and power to groom and coach underage boys and girls for your own sexual gratification,” she said.

"Today we reclaim our names. We are no longer the preyed-upon individuals we once were,” Angela said, adding: “I pray that God reaches your soul."

Another victim, identified only as Jane Doe No. 2, described in detail how Kelly would return sweaty from basketball games with his friends before making her perform oral sex on him.

“I felt special because someone who was special to the world was interested in me,” she said, adding: “I hope you go to jail for the rest of your life.”

After her client was handed a 30-year sentence, attorney Jennifer Bonjean said Kelly is "not a predator" and said he was "prepared" for the stiff sentencing.

“He has regrets, and he is sad. He disagrees with the characterizations that have been made about him.”

Prior to his sentencing, the I Believe I Can Fly singer's lawyer blamed his "hypersexual" behavior on being repeatedly sexually abused by his sister as a child, as she pleaded with the judge for a lighter sentence.

Two psychologists who evaluated Kelly wrote in reports submitted with the memo that his older sister sexually abused him and his brothers for years, and started when the singer was only six.

This trauma, Bonjean argued, likely contributed to his "hypersexual" behavior and impaired his cognitive ability.

Kelly is functionally illiterate and has the cognitive ability of a student of elementary school level, Bonjean wrote.

'SEXUAL PREDATOR'


The charges were based on the argument that the entourage of managers and aides who helped the singer meet girls — and keep them obedient and quiet — amounted to a criminal enterprise.

During his trial, several accusers testified in lurid detail, alleging the star subjected them to perverse and sadistic whims when they were underage.

Following the jury's verdict last September, women's rights attorney Gloria Allred, who represented several of Kelly's victims, described the musician as the worst sexual predator she had pursued in her 47-year career of practicing law.

One of Kelly's victims, Lizzette Martinez, told TMZ she believes the feds' recommendation of 25 years in prison is "too low," and instead, he should spend life in prison.

"The situation is that he's destroyed so many lives for so long that I think 25 [years] is too low, to be honest with you," Martinez said.

"We deal with residual side effects. Like we have to live with this forever. You know, it's not something that just goes away. Lock him up and throw the key away or put him under the jail forever."

Kitti Jones, another one of Kelly's victims, told TMZ that she has no issue with the prosecutor's recommendation but said: "no amount of time will give her, and others, back their time or remove their trauma."

Meanwhile, Kelly's ex-wife Drea Kelly, who was married to the disgraced star for 13 years, said her "heart breaks" for her kids, who are forced to live with their dad's shame.

She told Good Morning Britain in September: "Well, I sit in a very difficult place cause, unlike the rest of his victims, I also share children with him. "I was married to him."

Drea, who shares three kids with the disgraced R&B singer, told the show how she wears two hats, that of a survivor and a mother.

She said: "My heart definitely goes out to the survivors and the courage that it takes to even come forward and tell the story.

"But my heart breaks as a mother because this is now the legacy that my children will have to deal with and their children's children."

Drea, real name Andrea, was married to R Kelly from 1996 to 2009.

KELLY'S DOWNFALL


The disgraced singer was first accused of having sex with underage girls in the 1990s, and his illegal marriage to late singer Aaliyah in '94, when she was 15 at the time.

In 2002, Kelly was indicted on child pornography charges but was acquitted in 2008 at a trial in Chicago.

It was not until the #MeToo movement renewed scrutiny of his actions that a new wave of charges arrived — and a conviction was stuck in New York.

Federal prosecutors wrote in their sentencing letter that Kelly showed no remorse and, for decades, “exhibited a callous disregard” for the effects of his abuse on victims.

“He committed these crimes using his fame and stardom as both a shield, which prevented close scrutiny or condemnation of his actions,” prosecutors wrote of Kelly.

“And a sword, which gave him access to wealth and a network of enablers to facilitate his crimes, and an adoring fan base from which to cull his victims.”

Kelly is scheduled to face another federal trial alongside his former employees in Illinois.




Ghislaine Maxwell is facing even more legal trouble


Art dealer files lawsuit after he tripped and fell on the sidewalk outside her $15m NYC townhouse, claiming she 'recklessly' failed to maintain the concrete

Ghislaine Maxwell is facing a  personal injury lawsuit filed by an art dealer who tripped on the sidewalk outside her $15million New York townhouse in 2015

Sheldon Barr, pictured left with husband Tom Gardner, claims that Maxwell 'recklessly' failed to maintain the concrete and caused him to fall to the ground and hit his head

Sheldon Barr claims that Maxwell 'recklessly' failed to maintain the concrete that caused him to fall to the ground and hit his head

Barr claims he had to undergo knee surgery and that his 'life changed' because of the injuries which mean he cannot walk up and down stairs

The lawsuit claims that the art dealer, 84, has been left 'disabled' and seeks unspecified damages 

DailyMail.com has learned that Maxwell was forced to sit for a deposition in the case in 2019 - before Epstein was arrested and Maxwell went into hiding

She gave evasive answers about her pedophile boss, her husband Scott Borgerson and her business

This comes as Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for sex trafficking underage girls to be abused by Jeffrey Epstein 

By DANIEL BATES FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
PUBLISHED: 19:34 EDT, 1 July 2022

For the rest of the story please go to the Daily Mail.





Heiress, 48, accused of drunken sex with boy, 14, four times in a day

swaps £5m mansion for grimy cell in fearsome jail

Tariq Tahir, Elsa Buchanan
The Scottish Sun
0:39, 1 Jul 2022


A GLAMOROUS horse-breeding heiress accused of having sex with a teenage boy four times in a day is being held in a fearsome jail.

Savannah Daisley, 48, has swapped her £5.6million mansion in Sydney's waterfront for a grimy cell one of Australia's most notorious jails after being denied bail.

Daisley is being held in the Silverwood Women's Correctional CentreCredit: Alamy


She allegedly had drunken romps with the 14-year-old over the course of 24 hours in May last year.

Daisley, a health entrepreneur and Instagram influencer, was charged this week with four counts of aggravated sexual intercourse with a boy between 14 and 16 years old.

The mum-of-two has been in custody since June 27. She has now been refused bail after appearing in court.

Daisley has been sent to the Silverwood Women's Correctional Centre, home to some of Australia's most infamous female offenders.

They include Jessica Camilleri, who beheaded her mum, serial child killer Kathleen Folbigg, Sharyn Ward, who slowly murdered her nine-year-old through starvation, and terrorist plotter Alo-Bridget Namoa.

Also housed there is cannibal killer Rebecca Butterfield, who skinned, and decapitated her husband and then cooked his head with vegetables and gravy.

The cell where she'll live for the next six months is in stark contrast to her home in the city's exclusive lower north shore, with its stunning views of Sydney Harbour.

Her father is Ross Daisley, a famous breeder of thoroughbred racehorse Choisir, which became an international champion after winning at the prestigious Royal Ascot and Newmarket races in 2003.

Mr Daisley had offered to pay a $10,000 (£5,667) bail but a judge ruled it wasn't in the public interest for her to be released from custody.

The child abuse occurred on four occasions in 24 hours on May 20, 2021, according to police allegations.

Police said they have evidence that the founder of detox business Smart Cleanse admitted to kissing the teenager after they legally tapped Daisley's phone.

The lifestyle entrepreneur, who has 40,000 followers on Instagram, will remain behind bars until her next court date on August 23.

Daisley denies all charges, but has not yet formally entered any pleas.

She launched her detox programme in 2014, along with a Smart Cleanse cooking channel, a Smart Cleanse detox book and digital courses.

In the past, she has alluded to her previous struggles with alcohol on her Instagram feed.




Tory Party deputy chief whip Chris Pincher QUITS


After claims he 'drunkenly groped two men' in the Conservative Party's

private members' venue the Carlton Club


Chris Pincher said he owed it to the Prime Minister and those he 'upset' to resign

Deputy chief whip is alleged to have drunkenly groped men at event last night

It is understood that Mr Pincher will stay on as Conservative MP for Tamworth 

'Pincher' seems an appropriate name for him.

By KATIE FEEHAN FOR MAILONLINE
UPDATED: 07:13 EDT, 1 July 2022

The rest of the story is found in the Daily Mail.




Conservatives months of sleaze turmoil

The Daily Mail

APRIL 3

David Warburton has the Conservative whip withdrawn following the emergence of allegations of sexual harassment and cocaine use. The Member of Parliament for Somerton and Frome in Somerset faces a parliamentary investigation after being accused of abusing the drug and inappropriately touching three women.

April 30

Tory Neil Parish resigns his Tiverton and Honiton seat after watching pornography in the Commons. Farmer Mr Parish first said he accidentally viewed one X-rated video when browsing for tractors, before later doing so deliberately in the Commons chamber.

MAY 17

An unnamed Tory MP is arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual offences spanning seven years. The man in his 50s, allegedly committed the offences between 2002 and 2009 in London.

He was also arrested on allegations of indecent assault, abuse of a position of trust and misconduct in a public office, according to the Metropolitan police.

Conservative Party whips have asked the unnamed MP to stay away from Parliament during the investigation, but unions last night said he should be formally suspended to protect staff.

MAY 23

Imran Ahmad Khan is jailed for 18 months for sexually assaulting a boy aged 15.

Khan, 48, plied the youngster with gin, tried to persuade him to watch pornography and then groped him in his bed 14 years ago at the victim's family home in Staffordshire.

The Wakefield MP was expelled from the Conservative Party following his conviction and resigned his seat, triggering a by-election won by Labour.

His victim told Southwark Crown Court that he still struggles with intimacy and being touched due to the ordeal.

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Saturday, 2 July 2022

This Week's Global Pervs and Paedos List > Mountie Accused of being Paedo Predator; Unbelievable Evil in murder of boy; Two more horrific gang-rapes in India

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6 people allege former Mountie sexually assaulted them as teenagers


Former RCMP constable Don Cooke was the hockey coach of 2 alleged victims;

he denies the allegations


Paul Hunter · CBC News · 
Posted: Jun 28, 2022 4:00 AM ET 

WARNING: This story contains details of abuse.

Abbotsford, British Columbia - When Graeme Willson first called CBC News more than a decade ago, he came across as a broken man.  Some of his thoughts were jumbled and rambly, but his central memories and message seemed crystal clear.

In 1982, when he was a teenager in Abbotsford, B.C., he said he'd been sexually assaulted multiple times by a man who had power over him and trust in the community: an on-duty RCMP constable.

"I was repeatedly assaulted and victimized and stalked by Const. Don Cooke," he said in a 2007 interview with CBC.

"There was never a moment that was anything that was less than sickening and frightening and disgusting to me, through the whole period." 

He described Cooke as "a policeman that uses his authority to manipulate and twist and destroy people." 

Willson told CBC that he and his family had reported the allegations to the RCMP in 1982 but felt they had not been believed. 

His life had been a mess ever since, he said.

Graeme Willson is shown during an interview with CBC News in 2007. (CBC)


Willson's account, while vivid and heartbreaking, was unproven. To this day Cooke, in court documents and in a recent email from his lawyer to CBC, denies ever sexually assaulting anyone.

But Willson also said there was more to the story than just him.

Willson told CBC News that the Abbotsford Police Department had told him they were then investigating similar allegations against Cooke made by a number of other men.

"When I heard [there might be others]," he said, "it made me cry."

Those others, who've never spoken publicly on this until now, are still fighting for compensation from Cooke and the RCMP decades later.

There is much more on this story from CBC News




Logan Mwangi’s ‘pure evil’ teen killer Craig Mulligan unmasked

as he’s jailed for life alongside boy’s mum & stepdad

Holly Christodoulou
The Scottish Sun
17:22, 30 Jun 2022

Wales - LOGAN Mwangi's baby-faced teen killer has today been unmasked after he was jailed for murdering the boy along with his mum and stepdad.

Craig Mulligan was just 13 when he murdered the five-year-old, who was found with "severe injuries" likened to falling from a great height or a "high velocity" car crash.


Logan's teen killer Craig Mulligan has been pictured for the first time


Logan Mwangi suffered a catalogue of horrific injuries



His mum Angharad Williamson and stepdad John Cole have been jailed for murder


The "pure evil" teen, now 14, is the son of John Cole's ex-partner Rebecca Trudgill, who was in a relationship with the monster for over ten years.

The relationship ended in 2019 when Cole met Williamson and the teen was taken into care after his mum faked a cancer diagnosis.

As he had criminal convictions, Cole, who Mulligan saw as a "God-like" figure, was banned from unsupervised contact with children until social services became involved.

In May 2020, he applied to have parental rights of Mulligan - with the request granted just five days before Logan was killed.

Shockingly, Mulligan only referred to Logan as "the five-year-old" and made previous threats to kill the youngster.

A reporting restriction in place to protect his identity was lifted today after he was detained for life with a minimum of 15 years for murder.

Logan's (mum?) Angharad Williamson, 30, was jailed for life with a minimum of 28 years, while stepdad Cole, 40, was caged for at least 29 years.

The youngster was pulled from Ogmore River close to his home in Bridgend, South Wales, in mis-matched pyjamas in July last year.

He had suffered 56 external injuries to his head, face, torso arms and legs from "blunt force trauma".

The horrific catalogue of injuries included a fractured shoulder, extensive bleeding to the scalp and back of his head and a significant trauma to the brain.

Logan had been so battered even his tongue was bruised but tragically he was still alive for several agonising hours after his liver and bowel were torn.




Horrifying details emerge as girl, 13, dies after being ‘gang-raped

by four men while her sister egged them on’

Imogen Braddick
18:02, 30 Jun 2022

Uttar Pradesh - A 13-YEAR-OLD girl has died after she was allegedly gang-raped by four men while her older sister egged them on.

The teenager was allegedly raped and strangled before the twisted men dumped her body in the mud in the horrifying attack in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Seven suspects have been detained - including the four men believed to have raped the girl


The girl's lifeless body was found on Tuesday, sparking a huge manhunt for the suspects.

According to cops, the teen was lured by her older sister into a nearby sugarcane field, where the horrific incident took place. She was allegedly raped by at least four men as her sister encouraged them. The sister, who has reportedly confessed to being involved, allegedly held her younger sibling down during the attack.

Cops said the sick men took turns raping the 13-year-old girl in the field using grass stalks before gouging her eyes out.

The group allegedly strangled her using a dupatta - a shawl traditionally used by Indian women to cover their head and shoulders.

The attackers then dumped the child's body in the mud.

Seven suspects have been detained, including the four men believed to have raped the girl. They have been arrested on suspicion of gang-rape, murder and perverting the course of justice.

The alleged attackers are understood to be her sister's lovers.

Sanjiy Suman, the superintendent of police in the district of Lakhimpur Kheri, said: "The sisters were having frequent quarrels after the younger one recently came to know about her elder sister's illicit relations."

The shocking details surrounding the case emerged after police quizzed the sister's family members and she later admitted being involved.

Cops said there is a ₹20,000 (£200) cash reward for information.

It comes just days after a mum and her six-year-old daughter were gang-raped by a group of men who offered them a lift home in northern India.


The men had promised the woman and her daughter they would drive them safely back from Piran Kaliyar, a holy site for Muslims and Hindus.

The alleged driver already had passengers in the car when he agreed to drive the unidentified women, police superintendent Pramendra Doval said.

The men allegedly attacked and raped the woman and her daughter in the moving car before they dumped the victims near a canal.

In spite of the ordeal, the mother managed to reach a police station, where she reported the crime.


Tuesday, 28 June 2022

Perverted Lives of the Rich and Famous > Joe Biden paid Hunter's Russian prostitutes; Ghislaine gets 20 Years in Prison

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Joe Biden paid his son’s bills for prostitutes – media


Hunter Biden reportedly spent over $30,000 on Eastern European prostitutes,

with his bank blocking transfers to Russian addresses


FILE PHOTO: Hunter Biden speaks to guests during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, April 18, 2022 © AP / Andrew Harnik


Data found on Hunter Biden’s laptop reveal that the US president’s son spent over $30,000 on escorts from a “model agency” with offices in Kiev and Moscow, the Washington Examiner reported on Monday. 

According to the report, Hunter Biden racked up his five-figure bill between November 2018 and March 2019, in between Joe Biden’s terms as vice president and president of the US. Throughout this period, Joe Biden wired his son a total of $100,000 to help pay his bills, although it is unclear whether the senior Biden knew what his son was spending the money on.

Text messages on the hard drive of Hunter’s laptop purportedly showed conversations with ‘Eva,’ an employee of an “exclusive model agency" named ‘UberGFE’. In one February 2019 exchange, Hunter told Eva that he had problems wiring her money due to her use of a Russian .ru email address.

Hunter said that this address was “flagged” by his bank, and resulted in his account being frozen.

Prior to the exchange with Eva, Joe Biden sent Hunter $5,000 via CashApp, three hours before Hunter filmed himself arguing with an escort over payment. With Hunter seemingly unable to meet the $9,500 charge for 16 hours in the girl’s company, she messaged him looking for the remaining balance for six weeks, until the exchange with ‘Eva’, the report alleges.

Between November and March, ‘Eva’ reportedly directed Hunter to make payments to accounts using .ru email addresses 11 times. During this time, Hunter also searched for "dc russian escorts” on his iPhone, the article claims.

UberGFE operates a website advertising its services in the US, London, Paris and Dubai. According to the Washington Examiner, an older version of the site used to list addresses in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev. The site was reportedly created by developers in Kiev.

At the time of his dalliances with the prostitutes, Hunter Biden was sitting on the board of Burisma, a Ukrainian energy firm that paid him up to $50,000 per month despite his lack of experience in the industry. 

According to emails and text messages obtained from his laptop, which he left behind in a Delaware computer repair shop at some point before October 2020, Hunter peddled access to his father with clients in Ukraine and China. During his father’s vice presidency, Hunter struck deals where the Biden family stood to make tens of millions of dollars “based on introductions alone,” and others involving kickbacks to “the big guy” – an apparent reference to Joe Biden.

When the contents of the laptop were first reported on by the New York Post weeks before the 2020 presidential election, the Biden campaign initially wrote off the reports as part of a “disinformation” campaign, potentially involving Russia. However, the computer’s authenticity has subsequently been independently verified, and the New York Times and Washington Post now admit that the younger Biden’s emails are genuine.

Hunter Biden did not refute the contents of the Washington Examiner’s story, instead messaging the newspaper to say “what’s wrong with you?”




Ghislaine Maxwell sentence – Jeffrey Epstein’s madam jailed

for 20 years for grooming girls

Katie Davis
19:36, 28 Jun 2022



DISGRACED socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has today been jailed for 20 years for decades of abuse after grooming dozens of girls for twisted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

The 60-year-old lured vulnerable teenagers for vile multi-millionaire Epstein to abuse at his various luxurious properties - with the pair described as "partners in crime".

In what was described as the "trial of the century", the jury heard how Maxwell snared and "served up" girls as young as 14 for Epstein - and even joined in the abuse herself.

The prosecutor said Maxwell was a “sophisticated predator who knew exactly what she was doing” who “ran the same playbook again and again and again”.

She was convicted of five out of six counts of sex trafficking by a jury in December.

Today, Maxwell - dressed in a blue prison uniform, a white mask and with her ankles shackled - was handed a hefty sentence at a Manhattan federal court by Judge Alison Nathan after her lawyers called for a maximum of five years.

The socialite continually played with her hair, adjusted her mask and took sips from her water bottle as at least three of her siblings watched on in the crowded court.

Epstein victims Sarah Ransome, Elizabeth Stein, Annie Farmer and the accuser known as "Kate" were also present in the courtroom and confronted Maxwell.

Wearing a prison-issued uniform, Maxwell apologised to her victims, saying she hopes her sentencing will allow them "peace and finality".

She told the court meeting Epstein was her "greatest regret".

Maxwell said: "I believe that Jeffrey Epstein was a manipulative, cunning and controlling man who lived a profoundly compartmentalised life and fooled all of those in his orbit."

Looking at her victims, she added: "I am sorry for the pain that you experienced."

Speaking at the hearing, a victim known only as "Kate" said Maxwell was "not sorry and would do it again".

She added: "Ghislaine's lack of remorse and blatant refusal to take responsibility for her crimes towards us is her final insult.

"Someone who even had a difficult or abusive father does not excuse sex trafficking of minors.

"A lack of remorse or responsibility from Ghislaine is exactly how we can tell that she doesn't think what she did was wrong."

Maxwell has been described as Epstein's "madam" or "pimp" who would use money and charisma to lure in young girls - often promising them jobs and a lavish new life before he abused them.

And she is alleged to have been the one who introduced Prince Andrew to Epstein before the Duke allegedly had sex with 17-year-old sex slave Virginia Robert - a claim he strongly denies.

"For me, and for so many others, you opened the door to hell," said Virginia in a victim impact statement.

"And then, Ghislaine, like a wolf in sheep’s clothing, you used your femininity to betray us, and you led us all through it."

There is much more to this story on the Scottish Sun.



Monday, 27 June 2022

This Week's Global Pervs and Paedos List > Bridgwater's Prolific Paedo; Needle attacks in France; Majorca girl gang-raped; Man gang-raped in Spain

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Bridgwater paedophile convicted of multiple rapes of nine y/o boy


'I was only a child when Wheaton did what he did to me'


By Heather Pickstock, North Somerset reporter
11:41, 24 JUN 2022

Simon Wheaton (Image: Avon and Somerset Police)


A paedophile from Somerset has been convicted of a string of sex offences - including raping a nine year-old boy more than once.

Simon Wheaton, 37, of Saltlands, Bridgwater, was found guilty at Taunton Crown Court yesterday (Thursday, June 23) of five offences. Police said the predator had shown no remorse for the way he targeted children and abused them.

The offences included inciting a boy under fourteen years of age to commit an act of gross indecency and an indecent assault on a boy under the age of 14. He was also convicted of indecently assaulting a boy, under 14, on at least two further occasions after that.

Wheaton was also found guilty of the rape of a boy aged under 16 and the rape of a boy under 16-years-old on at least two further occasions. The court heard how in the early 2000s, Wheaton sexually abused a nine-year-old boy, including committing multiple rapes upon him.

The victim, who cannot be named for legal reasons, disclosed the abuse to girlfriends over the years before finally opening up to a counsellor, who agreed to report the matter to the police on his behalf. Officers worked with the victim to complete a thorough investigation, including speaking to the victim’s former partners and other witnesses.

'I was only a child'

In a statement, the victim said: “I was only a child when Wheaton did what he did to me. He took advantage of me being young and trusting.

"He took advantage of this, using it to get what he wanted from me, to abuse me. He made me feel like it was my fault, that I would get into trouble, that I had no choice in what happened to me.

"He calculatedly used thing after thing to keep me under his control, taking away from me my dignity, my trust and my life. It destroyed my trust in people, my ability to emotionally connect with them, to be able to open up.

"The last 18 years of my life were stolen from me, by what he did to me. I wish I had spoken to someone sooner, but I spent too much of my life hating myself for what he did to realise that I was the innocent one.”

Victim brave to call out 'predatory paedophile'

Wheaton will be sentenced at Taunton Crown Court in August. Investigating officer, DS Charlie Pulling, said: “I would like to thank the victim for coming forward and showing incredible bravery by disclosing the awful abuse he suffered at the hands of this predatory paedophile.

"Wheaton showed no remorse for his actions towards a child who trusted him. I would like this result to give victims of similar crimes the confidence to come forward and speak to the police so we can help get them the justice they deserve.”

Officer in the case, DC Charlotte Hodgkiss, added: “I hope this shows other survivors of serious sexual assault that it is never too late to come forward and speak out. We recognise the courage it takes, and this is a prime example of justice being served.”




Suspects charged over puzzling needle attacks in France

By JADE LE DELEY
June 24, 2022

FILE - The Warehouse nightclub, where needle attacks had been reported, is pictured Wednesday, May 18, 2022 in Nantes, western France. In recent days, several suspects around France have been given preliminary charges of purposefully pricking people with a needle at nightclubs or concerts, in connection with a surge of mysterious needle attacks across France. Since January 1.004 people have filed formal complaints to authorities about such needle pricks, told the Ministry of Interior to the Associated Press. (AP Photo/Jeremias Gonzalez, File)


PARIS (AP)Several suspects around France have been detained or given preliminary charges in recent days for allegedly pricking people with a needle in nightclubs or at concerts, following a surge in needle attacks that have confounded authorities and seeded panic among young club-goers.

The French Interior Ministry, prosecutors, the national anti-drug agency, public health authorities and doctors have not determined a motive for the attacks, or whether the victims were injected with drugs, viruses or any substance at all.

Since January, 1,004 people have filed formal complaints with French authorities about such needle pricks, an Interior Ministry official told The Associated Press.

In the cases so far that resulted in charges, medical tests did not reveal any signs of harmful substances, including so-called date rape drug GHB, authorities said. The suspects have denied all allegations.

The targeted individuals, who are mostly women, show visible marks of injection, often bruises, and report symptoms like feeling groggy. The ministry official urged caution in assuming a link between the needle pricks and GHB.

After months of fruitless investigations, authorities in the Mediterranean city of Toulon arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of pricking three women with a needle on the night of June 3-4, during the recording of a concert for TV. He was the first suspect given preliminary charges, for “aggravated violence with a weapon (a syringe) with premeditation.”

A teenage girl and a woman reported that a man tried to attack them with a syringe and was violent toward them as they waited in line for the event.

The third victim, a female security agent, encountered the same man at the concert. She then fainted, and an injection mark was spotted on her hand, and she was hospitalized. The Toulon prosecutor is awaiting the results of her blood tests.

The prosecutor, Samuel Finielz, told The Associated Press that “the suspect denies all allegations and is still presumed innocent.” No syringe was found in his apartment. He remains in custody.

Later in the same region, in the beach town of Six-Four-Les-Plages, police arrested two suspects who received preliminary charges for the suspected administration of a harmful substance on the night of June 10-11, the prosecutor said on regional broadcaster France-3.

A 25-year-old woman reported being pricked with a needle and passing out in a club that night. The woman told police she felt dizzy after she was stuck and the week after but then recovered.

Syringes and injectable, prescription drugs were found in the apartment of one suspect. The man denied all allegations, arguing that the syringes and drugs belonged to his wife, who is a nurse, according to the prosecutor.

Fear of needle attacks have grown among young people in France, who are sharing advice about avoiding getting pricked — as well as unconfirmed rumors — on social media. The anxiety intensified this week around Tuesday’s World Music Day as crowds gathered for concerts.

Another eight people were arrested on World Music Day after individuals reported being pricked with needles, according to the Interior Ministry. Some were later released. At least one, in Nancy in eastern France, has been given preliminary charges on accusations that he pricked at least two people.

The suspect denied wrongdoing, and said he was “heavily drunk” and didn’t recall the events, according to Nancy Prosecutor Francois Perain. The suspect, a homeless man identified as Damien J., had syringes in his belongings, Perain said in a statement.

He was detained after two people said that they were pricked at a Music Day event. Two additional potential victims were identified and investigations are ongoing, the prosecutor said. The suspect told investigators the syringes were for his personal drug use, Perain said.

One victim went to the emergency room, and showed “a medical certificate reporting an injection mark,” the prosecutor said. Urgent toxicology analyses were conducted on two victims, but “for now nothing tells us that something was injected,” Perain stressed.

The suspect told investigators that “he didn’t see himself committing such acts and would be ashamed if he did,” according to the prosecutor. Born in 1987, Damien J. had prior run-ins with police for driving under the influence of drugs without a license, and threatening people of public authority.

Police, doctors and medico-legal services are working together to support victims. The Interior Ministry and national police are working to raise awareness among club-goers and club owners.

Britain’s government also has been studying a spate of “needle spiking,” while police in Belgium and the Netherlands have reported scattered cases, too.




Female tourist ‘repeatedly raped by two teens who broke

into her Majorca hotel room while she slept’

Olivia Burke
15:02, 27 Jun 2022

A FEMALE tourist was allegedly repeatedly raped by two teens who broke into her hotel room in Majorca while she slept.

Two German nationals, said to be aged 17 and 18, have been arrested in wake of the incident on June 21.

The teens allegedly broke into the victim's hotel room as she slept and raped her


The alleged victim, who is also believed to be German, had been staying at the Cala Rajada hotel on the party island.

She had been staying at the resort when the two teens allegedly sneaked into her hotel room while she was sleeping. They then allegedly proceeded to rape her repeatedly and sexually assault her.

She reported the incident to the Spanish civil guard the following morning, accompanied by her family. The young woman was then taken to hospital where she was medically examined. The findings, which have not been disclosed, have since been handed over to the public prosecutor's office.

The alleged victim claimed in her statement to authorities that one of the men raped her while the second sexually abused her.

According to reports, she said she was unable to defend herself during the ordeal as she went into a state of shock and couldn't move.

The two German tourists were arrested in wake of her complaint. One of the defendants has been charged with rape, while the other has been charged with sexual assault.

The 17-year-old's case has been handed over to the Juvenile Prosecutor's Office.

Majorca



Male tourist, 28, ‘raped by 2 men’ after being dragged into

old riverbed in Spanish holiday hotspot

Olivia Burke
Updated: 16:02, 27 Jun 2022

A MALE tourist was allegedly raped by two men after being dragged towards an old riverbed while visiting a Spanish holiday hotspot.

The 28-year-old told cops he was attacked on the last night of his break on the east coast city of Valencia.

The 28-year-old holidaymaker was allegedly attacked by two men in Valencia


He is said to have agreed to go for a walk with two men he had met in the neighbourhood of El Carmen in the early hours of June 18.

The duo then allegedly pounced on him after reaching an old riverbed and sexually assaulted him.

According to local media, the holidaymaker told officers his clothes were torn from him before being forced to have sex with the pair.

Police are now hunting two men "of Arabic origin with a French accent" who spoke only a few words of English.

The alleged victim attended Valencia’s La Fe Hospital in wake of the ordeal. Reports said doctors found injuries consistent with rape during an examination.

National Police in Valencia could not be reached yesterday morning for comment regarding the incident, which has only just been made public. No arrests are believed to have yet been made.

El Carmen is in the centre of Valencia's old town called the Ciutat Vella.

It is described on travel websites as a lively place during the day and an ideal place at night to go out for dinner, tapas, or a drink at one of the many local music bars and discos.



Sunday, 26 June 2022

Perverted Lives of the Rich and Famous > Oscar-Winning Director Arrested; Cosby loses law-suit and half a million dollars; Scottish MP Suspended; Ghislaine on Suicide Watch

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Canadian director Paul Haggis under house arrest in Italy

after sexual assault allegation


Haggis being investigated after woman sought medical care for alleged incident last week


Megan Williams · 
CBC News · Posted: Jun 20, 2022 9:26 AM ET

Paul Haggis is shown at a New York Film Festival event in October 2017. Italian police are gathering information about an alleged sexual assault Haggis has been accused of, and expect to make a further determination in the coming days. (Evan Agostini/Invision/The Associated Press)


Canadian-born and Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis is under house arrest in Italy after a woman accused him of sexual assault on Sunday.

Haggis, 69, is in Italy for a film festival that begins on Tuesday in Ostuni, a town in the southern Italian region of Puglia.

The office of prosecutors Antonio Negro and Livia Orlando, who are conducting the investigation, issued a statement saying the woman was "forced to seek medical care" following a couple of days "of non-consensual relations" with Haggis.

The assault was alleged to have taken place between June 12 and June 15. Police say Haggis left the woman at the Brindisi airport at dawn "despite [her] precarious physical and psychological conditions."

Brindisi State Police Insp. Vincenzo Leo told CBC News the arrest took place at 5 p.m. local time on Sunday.

Haggis has been formally charged with aggravated sexual assault and grievous bodily harm.

Woman in a 'confused state': police

Police say the arrest comes after airport workers noticed a woman, whom Haggis had dropped off at the airport, looking disoriented and in need of assistance.

"She was found in a confused state," Leo told CBC. "She was acting strange, very out of it. But so far we have found no trace of drugs. She wasn't crying, but psychologically stressed."

Airport authorities contacted the state police in Brindisi, at which point the woman was brought into a police station before being taken to hospital. There, she underwent a physical examination and was discharged Sunday night.

On Sunday, Haggis's U.S.-based attorney, Priya Chaudhry, told the Associated Press, "I am confident that all allegations will be dismissed against Mr. Haggis. He is totally innocent, and willing to fully co-operate with the authorities so the truth comes out quickly."

Haggis is currently under house arrest in an apartment near Brindisi. He has the right to see family members only, some of whom were already in Italy with him.

Police say Haggis will remain under house arrest until a judge decides whether to extend it, apply other cautionary measures such as jail or preventing him from leaving Italy, or free him completely.

A decision will come in the next four to five days, police say.

Born in London, Ont., Haggis began working in episodic television in Hollywood in the 1980s. He earned an Academy Award for just the second motion picture he directed, 2004's Crash, and has screenwriting credits for the Clint Eastwood films Million Dollar Baby and Flags of Our Fathers, as well as the James Bond movies Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace.

Haggis is in Italy to attend the Allora Fest, where he was set to appear with Oliver Stone, Matt Dillon, Edward Norton and Marisa Tomei.

The festival immediately distanced itself from Haggis, cancelling all events he was part of.

Haggis has been accused of sexual assault by four other women in the U.S., with one civil lawsuit still pending. If convicted of the charges in Italy, he could face up to 10 years in prison.




US jury finds Bill Cosby sexually assaulted teen in 1970s


Issued on: 22/06/2022 - 01:56
France24

Bill Cosby, seen here in June 2017, was determined by a jury to have molested a teenager in 1975
EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ AFP/File


Los Angeles (AFP)Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a teenager at the Playboy Mansion almost 50 years ago, a jury in California found Tuesday, in the first civil ruling against the veteran entertainer following dozens of allegations.

Judy Huth, now aged 64, was awarded $500,000 in damages after the jury in Santa Monica determined that Cosby had molested her in 1975 when she was just 16 years old after meeting her on a movie set and plying her with alcohol.

The case is the only successful legal action against Cosby, 84, who has been accused of using his fame to prey on women over several decades.

The man formerly known as "America's Dad" was jailed in Pennsylvania for drugging and molesting a woman in a separate criminal case in 2018, but was freed last year when his conviction was overturned on a technicality.

Over a two-week civil hearing, which Cosby did not attend, lawyers said he escorted Huth and her then-17-year-old friend, Donna Samuelson, to Hugh Hefner's mansion after meeting them on a movie set.

The jury heard how when Huth was alone with Cosby, the actor began kissing her and tried to put his hands inside her clothes.

They were told how he then allegedly pulled down his own trousers and forced her to perform a sex act on him.

Lawyer Nathan Goldberg said for many years Huth had repressed memories of the assault but that it came to the fore for her when other women began accusing him of assaulting them.

Much-loved star

"It was like a cork popped out of a bottle," said Goldberg at the start of the case. "Memories came rushing to the surface... she became overwhelmed by memories of Mr Cosby and what he had done."

She originally filed her lawsuit in December 2014, but the case was put on hold while various criminal investigations played out.

The civil trial was shown a videotaped deposition of Cosby taken in 2015 in which he denied the assault, and insisted that he would never engage in sexual activity with an underage girl.

His lawyers made much of apparent discrepancies in Huth's story, including that both teens spent up to 12 hours at the mansion after the alleged assault.

They also argued that Huth originally claimed the attack happened in 1974 when she was 15, but later said it had happened the following year.

The case was never prosecuted criminally as the statute of limitations had passed by the time Huth spoke to police.

California law allows adults who say they were sexually abused as minors, but have only recently become aware of the damage, to bring civil cases years after the statute of limitations would normally have expired.

Cosby was a towering figure in late-20th century American popular culture, and hit the big time as affable obstetrician and father Cliff Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," which ran from 1984-92.

But around 60 women, many of them onetime aspiring actresses and models, have publicly branded Cosby a calculating, serial predator who plied victims with sedatives and alcohol to bed them over four decades.




Shamed SNP MP Patrick Grady steps aside amid 

Metropolitan Police probe into sexual harassment

Rebecca McCurdy
14:34, 26 Jun 2022

An SNP MP has suspended his party membership amid a police investigation into sexual harassment allegations.

It's understood Patrick Grady will no longer be an SNP MP for Glasgow North and will sit as an independent.

Shamed SNP MP Patrick Grady has stepped asideCredit: Alamy


The Metropolitan Police confirmed it is investigating an alleged incident at a London pub in 2016.

A parliamentary probe saw Mr Grady suspended from Westminster for two days after he was found to have acted inappropriately towards a male SNP staff member.

Mr Grady, the SNP's former chief whip, said he was "profoundly sorry" after the independent panel's investigation.

SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford had urged Mr Grady to consider his position after criticism of the party's handling of the complaint.

That came after Mr Blackford was heard in a leaked recording to tell SNP MPs to rally round Mr Grady, saying he looked forward to "welcoming Patrick back" following his two-day suspension.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson confirmed inquiries are ongoing.

He added: "On Wednesday, June 22, police received an allegation of sexual assault that is said to have taken place in October 2016 at a commercial premises in Folgate Street, E1.

"The report was submitted online by a third party. Officers will now be making inquiries, including contacting the alleged victim, in order to assess what further action is required."

An SNP spokesman said: "Patrick Grady is stepping away from his party membership while the police inquiry continues."




Ghislaine Maxwell was placed on suicide watch

after she reported that jail staff had threatened her safety

So, Ghislaine is in danger of being suicided, like Epstein


By REUTERS and DAILYMAIL.COM REPORTER
PUBLISHED: 16:40 EDT, 26 June 2022

Ghislaine Maxwell reported that Brooklyn jail staff threatened her safety, prompting employees to place her on suicide watch, prosecutors said on Sunday, arguing there was no need to delay her sentencing on sex trafficking charges.

Maxwell, 60, is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday for her December conviction for helping her then-boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein, the globe-trotting financier and convicted sex offender, abuse girls between 1994 and 2004. Prosecutors say she deserves between 30 and 55 years in prison.

In court filings on Saturday, Maxwell's lawyers said she was placed on suicide watch at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) and asked for a delay to her sentencing. On Sunday, prosecutors argued no delay was needed because Maxwell had her legal documents and could get the same amount of sleep.

They said Maxwell was transferred after reporting threats to her safety by MDC staff to the federal Bureau of Prisons' inspector general.

Maxwell refused to elaborate about why she feared for her safety, prosecutors said. She told psychology staff she was not suicidal.

Ghislaine Maxwell's attorney said her client has been placed on suicide watch at the Metropolitan Detention Center, in Brooklyn. Pictured: Maxwell with billionaire pedophile Jeffery Epstein (left)


An undated Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell at the Queen's log cabin at Glen Beg, Balmoral. Maxwell faces a maximum of 55 years in jail for her part in Jeffrey Epstein's crimes, but the prosecution are pushing for only 20 years


Maxwell's lawyers did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The Bureau of Prisons said it does not comment on any particular inmate's confinement conditions.

Prosecutors said the jail's warden will oversee an investigation.

'Given the defendant's inconsistent accounts to the (inspector general) and to psychology staff, the Chief Psychologist assesses the defendant to be at additional risk of self-harm, as it appears she may be attempting to be transferred to a single cell where she can engage in self-harm,' prosecutors said in a court filing.

On Saturday, Bobbi Sternheim, who represents Maxwell, submitted a letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathon on Saturday, stating that she had been placed on suicide watch. 

Sternheim claimed this was done 'without having conducted a psychological evaluation and without justification,' with Maxwell allegedly wearing a 'suicided smock,' a large piece of fabric that can't be used to fashion a noose, and placed in solitary confinement. 

Sternheim argued Maxwell's sentencing needed to be postponed while she remains on suicide watch, even if the lawyer claimed she 'is not suicidal.' 

Maxwell, 60, is due back in court on Tuesday with prosecutors requesting a minimum sentence of 30 years in prison. 

She is currently being held in the general population area of the notorious prison, where an inmate recently threatened to kill her.

A source told The Mail on Sunday: 'One woman was going around openly bragging that she was going to murder Ghislaine for $1 million.

Maxwell's placement on suicide watch comes nearly three years after police announced Espetein, 66, killed himself in August 2019 in a Manhattan jail cell, where the financier was awaiting trial for sex trafficking. 

Sternheim condemned the treatment of her client, who she said was not even permitted to hold a pen or paper inside solitary confinement.  

'If Ms. Maxwell remains on suicide watch, is prohibited from reviewing legal materials prior to sentencing, becomes sleep-deprived, and is denied sufficient time to meet with and confer with counsel, we will be formally moving on Monday for an adjournment,' Sternheim wrote.

Maxwell was convicted on December 29 on five criminal counts, including sex trafficking, for recruiting and grooming four girls for Epstein to abuse between 1994 and 2004.

Prosecutors have said Maxwell should spend at least 30 years in prison, citing her 'utter lack of remorse.' Maxwell wants a term shorter than 20 years.

The sentence will be imposed by U.S. Circuit Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan federal court.

Maxwell has been held in the Brooklyn jail since shortly after her July 2020 arrest.

Her lawyers objected multiple times before trial about the confinement conditions there, including last November when Sternheim likened them to Hannibal Lecter's from the 1991 Oscar-winning film 'The Silence of the Lambs.'

Maxwell has also requested a more lenient sentence of just four years and three months in jail, arguing that she is being scapegoated as a proxy for Epstein's crimes.

Her legal filings claimed that helping launch the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) demonstrated she has a 'desire to do good in the world'.

The question is, does she know what "good" means?

Defense lawyers said in a sentencing submission last week that she should spend no more than five years in prison.

The filing states: 'Ms. Maxwell has always worked hard. Her many educational, occupational, and avocational accomplishments include becoming an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), a helicopter pilot, a submersible pilot, a banker; partnering with the Cleveland Clinic to establish a telemedicine platform to enable people in remote areas to obtain quality medical treatment; helping develop the Clinton Global Initiative; and supporting a variety non-profit and charitable organizations'.

In a later section, the document states that Maxwell is not an 'heiress, villain, or vapid socialite'.  

But prosecutors said Maxwell played an 'instrumental role in the horrific sexual abuse of multiple young teenage girls' between 1994 and 2004 at some of Epstein's palatial residences. They called her crimes 'monstrous.'

'As part of a disturbing agreement with Jeffrey Epstein, Maxwell identified, groomed, and abused multiple victims, while she enjoyed a life of extraordinary luxury and privilege. In her wake, Maxwell left her victims permanently scarred with emotional and psychological injuries,' prosecutors wrote.

'That damage can never be undone, but it can be accounted for in crafting a just sentence for Maxwell´s crimes,' they added.

'It appears that the defendant viewed the victims as objects who could be manipulated for her and Epstein's own selfish purposes without any regard for their personal wellbeing, health, or safety.'

'The Defendant's Role in the Conspiracy Maxwell's conduct was shockingly predatory. She was a calculating, sophisticated, and dangerous criminal who preyed on vulnerable young girls and groomed them for sexual abuse'.

Prosecutors also urged the judge to reject Maxwell's pleas for leniency on the grounds that she has suffered in extraordinary ways in jail while awaiting trial and afterward.