21 June 2009

Leaving no Holiday Destination in Peace


Ways You Can Help

Many people have been deeply moved by Madeleine's abduction and subsequent separation from her family and have asked us how they can help us in our search to find her.
Below is a list of suggestions which you may wish to consider in order to help assist our efforts to find Madeleine and bring her home.
We really appreciate your help with this difficult task.

1. Donate to Madeleine's Fund ‘Leaving No Stone Unturned': This can be done via several routes including via the website.

2. Fundraising: This is a good way of getting people together, maintaining awareness of Madeleine's situation as well as raising money for Madeleine's Fund. For further information, please see ‘Fundraising' section under ‘Support' tab.

3. Wear a Madeleine wristband or T-shirt: Again this will increase awareness and contribute towards Madeleine's Fund, as well as being a show of solidarity.

4. Download the new age-progression poster of Madeleine from the website and display it in prominent places within the UK and abroad. The posters are available in many different languages and we would be really grateful if you would take them with you when going on your holidays. 1 in 6 children are found after their face being recognised from a poster. It really helps!!!

5. Car stickers, Luggage tags and Prayer cards: If you are going on holiday, in addition to the new posters you could take one of our Madeleine car stickers to display in your (hire) car. If you would like some car stickers or some Madeleine luggage tags, please contact our campaign email address and leave your details- campaign@findmadeleine.com
If you are going on a pilgrimage this year, we would be grateful if you would take some Madeleine prayer cards with you for distribution. These are available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and German. Again, please send us your details via the campaign email address- campaign@findmadeleine.com

6. Ideas / Offers of Assistance: If you have any ideas or specialist skills (printing, fundraising, IT skills, haulage firms etc) and are willing to help us in our search for Madeleine (campaign or investigation), please email your details to campaign@findmadeleine.com.

7. Carry a Madeleine ‘business card' in your wallet or purse at all times (available June 2009). This will allow you to have instant access to a photograph of her and the investigation contact number, should you see a little girl who looks like Madeleine or anything else which you consider suspicious and related to her disappearance. Alternatively, transfer a photograph of Madeleine to your mobile phone and save the investigation helpline number in your contacts.

8. Social networking sites: If you are a member of ‘facebook', ‘myspace' or other social networking sites, maybe you could add a Madeleine banner to your site and make the ‘find madeleine' site your top ‘friend' or put it on your home page.

9. Encourage others to help:
· Contact your friends and family especially those living in other parts of Europe and beyond and ask them if they're willing to help us in our search too.
· If you have any business contacts at home or overseas ask if they'll carry the Madeleine poster on their website and/or a link to the official website.
· If there is a tourist information office near to where you live, maybe you could ask if they would display a Madeleine poster in their office or make posters available for foreign tourists to take back home with them
· If you are a university student or have contact with a university, we would be grateful if you could ask any students who are travelling abroad to take posters with them to distribute on their travels.
· Talk to 5 people today about Madeleine and remind them she is still missing!

10. Join Support Groups: The ‘Helping to Find Madeleine' group was set up independently shortly after Madeleine's abduction, by caring people wanting to help with the search for Madeleine. The organisation has helped support our campaign over the past 2 years. Please visit www.helpingtofindmadeleine.org

We are so grateful to everyone who has helped us. It is incredibly reassuring that so many people our trying to find Madeleine. Please keep looking and thinking. Madeleine needs our help. Thank you.

Fund Raising

We thank you for your interest in fund raising to support Madeleine's fund. Many donations have resulted from a variety of fund raising events. These have included Car Boot sales, jumble sales, school cake sales, race nights, sponsored runs & cycle events, ‘dress down' days, auctions & ‘cheese & wine' nights.

These events have further highlighted Madeleine's plight as well as bringing many people together to have fun whilst working towards one common goal.

We would be grateful if you are considering fund raising that you do not refer to Madeleine's fund as a registered charity as it is not. If you are embarking on a type fund raising which may carry an element of risk you may wish to consider your position regarding insurance cover. If you require further information please refer to:
http://www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk/bestpractice/thecodes/codesoffundraisingpractice/

DONATIONS

The full objects of the Fund are:
  • To secure the safe return to her family of Madeleine McCann who was abducted in Praia da Luz, Portugal on Thursday 3rd May 2007;
  • To procure that Madeleine’s abduction is thoroughly investigated and that her abductors, as well as those who played or play any part in assisting them, are identified and brought to justice; and
  • To provide support, including financial assistance, to Madeleine’s family.
  • If the above objects are fulfilled then the objects of the Foundation shall be to pursue such purposes in similar cases arising in the United Kingdom, Portugal or elsewhere.

Donations can be made to the fund through the following channels:

INTERNET DONATIONS:



Via Paypal (GBP)


Via Paypal (USD)

POSTAL DONATIONS:

These can be made with cheques payable to
‘Madeleine's Fund : Leaving No Stone Unturned‘.

Cheques should be posted to the following address:
Madeleine's Fund: Leaving No Stone Unturned Limited
PO Box 53133
London
E18 2YR

ELECTRONIC BANKING DONATIONS:

These can made to the following account:

‘Madeleine's Fund : Leaving No Stone Unturned‘.

Branch
Natwest
PO BOX 113
Cavell House
2A Charing Cross Road
London
WC2H ONN
Sort Code: 60 40 05
Account Number: 32130058

DONATIONS FROM ABROAD:

IBAN : GB63 NWBK 6040 0532 1300 58
Sort Code : 60–40–05
Account number : 32130058
IBAN BIC : NWBKGB2L
All donations will be processed free of charge.
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The Above Translated from McCannish

Ways you can help

Many people haven’t realised yet that there are unanswered questions concerning Madeleine’s disappearance and have asked how they can help perpetuate our circus.
Below is a list of suggestions which you may wish to consider in order to help us.
We really appreciate your help because we couldn’t be bothered to do anything ourselves.

1. Donate

2. Get others to donate

3. Buy our products

(so far, so good, eh? now for the subversive bit:)

4. Scare people off their holiday destination

5. Vandalise your hire car

6. Work for us for free

7. Harass innocent people everywhere

8. Dump your best friend for us

9. Get everyone you know to cooperate with any of the above

10. Join HTFM and pretend you didn’t know we sponsored them

(insert a bit of blah blah blah here to make all of this look respectable)

The full objects of the Fund are:

. To perpetuate the abduction theory against any sane, reasonable arguments

. To avoid that Madeleine’s disappearance is thoroughly investigated by any legitimate police force in any country whatsoever; and

. To provide support, including financial assistance, to Madeleine’s family.

. As the above subject will never be fulfilled – it’ll be a heck of a long time until Madeleine’s family stops needing financial assistance –, never mind other missing kids.

Whatever you do, always avoid using a spelling/grammar corrector.

And don’t you forget about our best buddy, the PayPal button!

An Update


General Update - 19th June 2009

There has been much reported in the media recently about Raymond Hewlett. As far as our investigators are aware, there is no evidence to link him to Madeleine –he is a person of interest to the inquiry rather than a suspect. Following the sensationalised reporting in certain sections of the media with regards to Mr Hewlett, our investigators wished to interview him in order to eliminate him from the inquiry. Despite our investigators requests via Mr Hewlett’s lawyer, their attempts to conduct an interview were unsuccessful as we were simply unwilling to pay. It is very disappointing that certain elements of the media felt it appropriate to pay a convicted paedophile (whether that be directly or indirectly) in order to obtain a ‘story’, whilst those people who are qualified to carry out such enquiries and who are genuinely looking for Madeleine were unable to do so.

On a more positive note, we have recently been planning a summer campaign in the hope that holiday-makers, travel companies and transport agencies will help us again in our search for Madeleine. So far, things are looking promising and we will soon have ‘travel packs’ available via the website for anyone willing to help in this way. We greatly appreciate the continued help and support we are receiving from the general public. It’s incredibly reassuring and uplifting that over two years down the line so many people still want to help. Without doubt, it will increase our chance of finding Madeleine.

On Tuesday evening, we took part in the Rothley & Soar Valley Lions 10K road race here in the village. Twenty of us (family and friends) wore our Madeleine t-shirts and that together with cheers of encouragement from spectators, made it all worthwhile. It was a really enjoyable evening and a fantastically well-supported event. We’re already talking about next years run! Hopefully we wont be needing to wear our t-shirts for that one.




29 comments:

  1. More McCann Smoke and Mirrors to keep the cash rolling in.
    The so called detectives also known as the McCann Mafia will continue to keep wetting their beaks and keeping their noses in the trough by promoting as much disinformation as possible just to keep drawing on the Macon funds.
    This bunch of cowboys are poring scorn upon the Portuguese Police, Justice System and the Portuguese people.
    Those in control of the Portuguese justice system have lost all honour, integrity and the respect of not only the Portuguese people but also most of the European peoples.
    The tourist industry will suffer much more as people will not visit a country where the police force is derogated internationally by a PR machine paid for by the McCann’s which is being so successful in demonstrating that the Portuguese police system is totally ineffective and unable to function in bringing justice to all and in particular to children.
    The McCann’s are making fools of the whole of Portugal in the eyes of most normal people
    Justice for the daughter of the McCann’s will not come from the Portuguese system but from individuals.

    Letter from Iberia

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  2. They're desperate for money.

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  3. They're desperate to find their daughter!

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  4. really feel sorry......for the honest people who will donate their hard earned money as they are fooled

    shame on the papers who continue to publish news to help the fund

    time is running out, as the twins will never be allowed to read these stories

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  5. I have said it before and I shall say it again Mccann is completely insane...kate has mental problems thats for sure...so yes lets talk about the twins...School is just around the corner how will that be children are cruel they will repeat what their parents have said or ask "my mum said your mum killed your sister". " If the mccanns think that every parent in a school where the twins will be do not have doubts they are fooling themselves.I think life will be a nightmare for the twins when they go outside of the Rothley Mansion..they will have to leave the country...pobably go to Aunt Norah in Canada...they already tested the water last year .

    We saw the day with kate and the twins painting...she paints madeleines name as well as the twins then asked what does that say who is your other sister,,,,listen closely they say "Maddie" kate talks over them both and says "Madeleine thats right,"....These twins are being brainwashed and that is very worrying...Madeleine is gone and nothing will bring her back,,,all of this crap in the newspapers when they start school will be very harmful. Sean will defend his parents thats normal so he will be in fights or bullied is that what the mccanns want for their two remaining children...they will be disruptive in class and may even be asked to be removed from the school the same way they were from the creche in PDL.

    Life will be very hard for these two and they will not always be little I would not be surprised if they do not grow up in the mirror image of their parents saying the same mantra..not their fault but I would not want the mccanns as my parents,

    As for people donating money I for myself cannot see it...we are going through hard times the world is in crisis..people are losing their homes and thinking of themselves they could give a hoot about the mccanns. I really cannot see who all this is for, it is like some sick kind of joke.

    Lets see if the mccanns update the picture of maddie T shirts at six years old and remove the old ones from the web.

    The whole circus is a financial scam and I am surprised if anyone believes a word they say.


    IRONSIDE

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  6. McCann´s Ten Commandments:
    "Donate now, donate now, donate now, donate now, donate now, donate now, donate now, donate now, donate now, donate now!"
    Beata, Germany

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  7. IF DESPERATE TO FIND THEIR DAUGHTER LET THEM PROVE IT AND GO BACK TO PORTUGAL AND REQUEST THE CASE BE REOPENED.

    DESPERATE FOR ATTENTION DESPERATE FOR MONEY DESPERATE TO AVOID JUSTICE, DESPERATE TO MEET MR AMEREL IN COURT NO NO NO

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  8. for annon

    if they are so desparate to find their daughter why didnt they actually look for her then, or was she in the vatican?

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  9. Joana, from the all text and from the bad taste sick story I keep only that sentence which I think resumes the all purpose;

    ".....and
    To provide support, including financial assistance, to Madeleine’s family."

    Sick, really sick... in a time when we fight a global economic crisis, criticising the easy way which some banks sold illusions to their clients with magical credit cards, healthy accounts subscriptions. and many, many more services, we should ask: WHO ARE THIS MCCANN'S AND WHERE THEIR TEAF IDEAS WILL BRING THEM AND OUR CONSCIENCE AND RESPECT? MANY FAMILYS HAVE CHILBREN MISSED, SERIOUS ILL OR DEAD. THIS DON'T GIVE THEM THE RIGHT TO FOOLISH EVERYBODY ASKING FOR DONATIONS TO...

    "To provide support, including financial assistance, to their family."

    I just keep in my mind how many parents are facing now a nightmare with their kids in a hospital fighting a cancer, a serious disability as a result of a tragic road accident or a very painfull degenerative disease, without any financial suport, not even from the taxes country which they paid in a very confident and regular way.
    MCCANN's BUSINNESS SHOULD BE STOPED BY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT.... MR. BROWN, YOU SHOULD STOP THIS BUSINNESS... THIS IS A INSULT AND A BAD EXAMPLE TO THE WORLD. I CAN EASYLY ADD TO THAT CRIME MANY MORE.... HOW MANY PEOPLE LOOSE THHEIR JOBS INNOCENTLY, BECAUSE TWO CARELESS PARENTS AND THEIR FRIENDS LEAVE VERY SMALL CHILDREN IN A FOREIGNER COUNTRY ON THEIR OWN, EXPOSING THEM TO DANGEROUS SITUATIONS? LEAVING THIS BUSINNESS GOING ON FOR SO LONG, MR. BROWN, you Show the world that you have no skills to run a country in european comunnity. THERE IS RULES, and we don't understand why this parents are above the law and the law acts in a completly blindness. A SHAME!!!!

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  10. It's all about money- has been since the early days.

    "Despite our investigators requests via Mr Hewlett’s lawyer, their attempts to conduct an interview were unsuccessful as we were simply unwilling to pay."
    Why not? If you think someone knows anything about your missing child, won't you pay them for the information? Why do you need the Fund money for, if not for the investigation?!

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  11. GM:"We’re already talking about next years run! "

    This´s the answer

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  12. "sensationalised reporting in certain sections of the media with regards to Mr Hewlett, our investigators wished to interview him in order to eliminate him from the inquiry."

    Er... who mentioned him in the first place? Wasn't it the McCann investigators? Nobody would have known about him if his name hadn't been released! And who was it that said the Portuguese police knew nothing about Hewlett until the private investigators came up with his name? The police actually investigated him and ruled him out.

    "It is very disappointing that certain elements of the media felt it appropriate to pay a convicted paedophile (whether that be directly or indirectly) in order to obtain a ‘story’, whilst those people who are qualified to carry out such enquiries and who are genuinely looking for Madeleine were unable to do so."

    Perhaps if his name hadn't been released and splashed all over the papers and TV, he would have been more cooperative? By the way, weren't the previous 'investigators', Metodo 3, said to have paid people in Morocco to say they had seen Madeleine? That money came from the Fund.

    If all this weren't so terribly sad and wrong, it would be amusing.

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  13. Actually getting really desperate now. Has brought out the begging bowl with the hope to find some gullible individuals somewhere.
    No pride or self respect. These people are beyond belief. The scam of the earth.

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  14. It's becoming now a sect, with Gerry as a gourou , Maddy as a martyr, and Money as God.
    And the litany : donate, donate, donate.
    Effrayant.

    Frencheuropean

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  15. I wonder if the 'Madeleine prayer cards' were blessed by the P'Hope and washed in the Holy Sea.

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  16. How can a daughter's tragic fate - death not abduction - be such a big business for her parents, Kate and Gerry. When are these two dangerous nut cases going to be put behind bars?

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  17. These people are insane.

    Excellent post Joana and well said Ironside.

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  18. Clap, clap, clap!

    What a post!

    Textusa

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  19. Churchs in the UK, protestants and catholics have to be informed about the existence of Amaral's documentary on Youtube.
    Specially in the region where Tapas 9 live.
    There must be a list of their addresses or perhaps where bishops have their governments.

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  20. What really happened to Tony Bennett?

    Is he ok?

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  21. Ironside,

    You are spot on with your posts.

    We need more people like you who are capable of telling it how it is.

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  22. E eu que pensava que em Maio ultimo, a Madeleine estava NUM LUGAR ALGURES PROXIMO DA PRAIA DA LUZ. Foi com esta noticia de primeira pagina que o sr. Dave Edgar se deu a conhecer ao mundo. AFINAL ERA BLUUUUUUFFFFF!!!!!

    Ha um ano desfilavam avistamentos de Maddie e testemunhas avidas por 5 minutos de gloria num qualquer jornal mesmo que fosse a gazeta do bairro. Hoje desfilam pedofilos, supostamente raptores, ainda e apenas ingleses. Nao tarda serao europeus... globais, bem a medida do crime onde ridiculamente sao mergulhados. Baterei palmas se um dia tiverem a ousadia e a coragem de trazer ao palco do circo os pedofilos da Casa Pia. Nao os Bibis, mas os outros... os que se passearam pelo brilho das TVs e pelos ceus do parlamento, OS GALACTICOS.

    Afinal a Leonor Cipriano teve direito aos seus momentos de gloria no palco de Madeleine, porque nao o hao-de ter os mediaticos pedofilos da Casa Pia? Estavam a solta a 3 de Maio de 2007num lugarejo muito proximo da Praia da Luz, algures em Portugal.
    Que INJUSTICA so se lembrarem dos POBRES, DOENTES, DESAFORTUNADOS, a viverem entre o desenrasque e a mendicidade. Ha outros... tao provaveis quanto estes e que merecem com todo o carinho ser lembrados e incomodados pelo sr. Dave Edgar.
    Ao primeiro chamaram Hewlett, agora sao "sem nome". Da chatice dar um nome ao raptor, mesmo que seja um pedofilo. Ha sempre alguem que desmascara a historia. Ha sempre alguem que comenta, desdenha, desacredita.
    Pobre Kate, construiu um sonho para ver se engana este pesadelo sem prazo de validade- o de iludir a justica a procura da filha que ninguem viu, ve ou ousara ver. E como o fumo, que era uma nuvem densa e escura naquela noite fatidica de 3 de Maio, mas que aos poucos se transformou em fumaca suave, dispersa na estratosfera da eternidade. Porem, nao se desfez... Ha-de condensar e voltar sob a forma de chuva... intensa, forte, envolvente como a luz dos olhos de Maddie que ja nao se perdem na contemplacao dos dias.... deixaram por cumprir os sonhos de menina apagados na infancia. Enquanto isso, a pobre mae apela. Quer que MAES A SERIO ( porque ela continua a ser mae a brincar) procurem a filha que nao zelou, espalhando o produto que ela vende EM DIVERSOS PACOTES E DIVERSAS MODALIDADES DE PAGAMENTO - a imagem virtual de uma FILHA cuja semelhanca com a realidade sera sempre a mais improvavel coincidencia.
    Esta mae negoceia ao contrario num mundo feito todo as avessas: VENDE PUBLICIDADE EM CAUSA PROPRIA. Insolito... ridiculo. Qualquer empresa paga as Tvs, jornais etc, os tempos de antena ou o aluguer do espaco para os seus spots publicitarios. A "LEAVE NO STONE UNTURNNED" fornece publicidade, que nao e gratuita para quem a consome. E paga pelo publico ao qual se destina.
    Re-inventem os pilares da economia de mercado, porque so em cerebros otarios este negocio tem cabimento.
    Maddie vai condensar e cair como um turbilhao num qualquer ano. Depois nao desfilarao testemunhas, nem raptores, desfilarao criminosos denunciados um apos outro por cada um que o precedeu. Sera a loucura do pesadelo a desvanecer um sonho que afinal tem prazo de validade. Pensa nisso Kate e nao te enganes com a fantasia da publicidade. SER MAE E UM JOGO ONDE NAO SE PODE FAZER-DE- CONTA....

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  23. Cara(o) anónima(o) às 10:40, o seu post é absolutamente fantástico. Permite-me que o traduza e que o publique no blog? Muitos parabéns e muito obrigada

    Joana Morais

    Joanamorais@gmail.com

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  24. Tony Bennett sent me more of his books on the case last week,( I pass them around) so he must be fine. He is also a thorn in the Maccann's side. They would love Mr Amerel Tony Bennett, Johana the two dogs and all on this blog to go

    WOOSH Clunck Click.

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  25. Joana, sou a anonima das 10:40 que escreveu o post em portugues.
    respondendo ao pedido, pode publicar.
    Parabens pelo vosso trabalho a juntar tantas vozes na esperanca de um dia serem ouvidas, por Madeleine.

    Um abraco,

    Maria S.

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  26. Ways you can help:

    1.Stop donating money to "leaving no stone unturned" and start throw stones to neglect parents that leave small child by their own every night during holidays.

    2.Fundraising: this is not a good way of getting people together because is based on a lie.

    3.McCann's should wear a Madeleine T-shirt for the rest of their lives specially with a picture that imortalises the last time they saw her dead.

    4.McCann's should download, at least once a day, the international child rights and read it laund to their neibours to make sure will be followed with Sean and Amelie in the future.

    5.Car stikers, luggage tags and prayer cards should be free delivered to all prisons to inform that not all crimes will be punished.

    6.Ideas like, shup up, throw yourself off the window, do not show up in public again are willing to help McCanns reab.

    7.Carry a Madeleine "Business Card" to remember what this lovely baby really was for their parents: BUSINESS.

    8. Social networking sites should only be used by good people with high life values.

    9.Encourage others to help stopping this immorality special those with the power to deliver integrety to the system.

    10. Please just join support groups with certificate of veracity.

    Alexandra

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  27. No thanks to the free seafood and to the wine - I don't drink wine - an occasional crantini or pina colada is more my style. As for the seafood, I'll buy my own.

    You might consider inviting Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to your little witch hunt and if they attend you should be able to get all the US newspapers/media to go. Understand that is only if you get Angelina and Brad to accept your little invitation. Otherwise, I don't see the US media being too interested in a convicted felon.

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  28. "The Above Translated from McCannish....." (by Joana)

    Obrigada dear Joana! McCannish > English & English > McCannish - another excellent translation, as always. Gerry McCash has many words and euphemisns for 'Give us yer money!' and your list is very impressive ;-)

    All joking aside, this latest offering from the McCanns is truly VILE. No less despicable is that Leicestershire Police still maintain a direct link on their official website to this repugnant begging-bowl, "two years down the line" (McCannish).

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  29. Anyone else think the figure's used by GM are coincidental? Re the first on the scene GNR and the 10k blog timing

    The twenty friends and 10K

    10K a month going into a GNR policeman's account - allegedly.

    20 X 10K = 200k and another 'run' next year.

    Nah, probably reading to much into it.

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