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This is something I didn't expect - re sexual abuse allegations

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This is something I didn't expect - re sexual abuse allegations

http://news.sky.com/story/1021671/max-clifford-arrested-by-savile-detectives
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Publicist Max Clifford has been arrested by police investigating sexual abuse claims against Jimmy Savile, it has emerged.
The 69-year-old is being held by detectives working on Operation Yewtree, a probe into historic sex offences.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20627765
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Re: This is something I didn't expect - re sexual abuse allegations

Till I clicked the thread I thought you were referring to Stuart Hall

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Re: This is something I didn't expect - re sexual abuse allegations

Where will it all end Undecided
With the publication of a Who's Who of alleged sexual offenders?
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Re: This is something I didn't expect - re sexual abuse allegations

@Oldjim  I’m intrigued….What (who) did you expect?  Wink
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Re: This is something I didn't expect - re sexual abuse allegations

I was more surprised about Stuart Hall than Max Clifford
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Re: This is something I didn't expect - re sexual abuse allegations

Ditto.
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Re: This is something I didn't expect - re sexual abuse allegations

Don't forget that this is a publicly viewable site. Comments may be taken seriously in certain quarters!
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Re: This is something I didn't expect - re sexual abuse allegations

The first thing that struck me was who's going to handle the publicity for Max?
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Re: This is something I didn't expect - re sexual abuse allegations

I Suspect there will be some cases where the police decide not to go ahead with some cases due to insufficient evidence, this could well wreck the lives of anyone put in that position if they were innocent.
The danger here is that anyone with a grievance against someone could make allegations of incidents that took place years ago knowing full well the damage that would do to that person.
In recent years we have seen several school teachers suspended and facing a full enquiry as a result of allegations made by a pupil only for it to be shown such allegations were untrue.
This will not be the last of the People whose names will appear in the press over such allegations.
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Re: This is something I didn't expect - re sexual abuse allegations

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Where will it all end Undecided

Probably with a change in the law to protect those innocent of any charges having their names and reputations dragged through the mud.
As has already been suggested many times for alleged rapists who end up proven innocent but trashed by the press.