Max Clifford charged: crimes reported over 19 years

Max Clifford charged with 11 indecent assaults.

The Crown Prosecution Service has today authorised police to charge Max Clifford with 11 indecent assaults allegedly committed between 1966 and 1985.
Alison Saunders, Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS London, said: “We have carefully considered the evidence gathered as part of Operation Yewtree in relation to Max Clifford, who was initially arrested on 6 December 2012 over allegations of sexual offences.”

He will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on May 28.

source ITV news

His victims range in age from 14 to 19 at the time of the offence. The 11 offences related to 7 different victims, with police deciding not to press charges in some additional reported crimes.

 

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Breaking news: first arrest in North Wales child abuse investigation – Operation Pallial

SOCA: Man Arrested by Operation Pallial

Officers attached to Operation Pallial, an investigation into recent allegations of historic child abuse in North Wales, this morning arrested a man in Ipswich, Suffolk, on suspicion of a number of serious sexual offences against a number of individuals.

The man is being taken to a police station in North Wales, where he will be interviewed.

This is the first arrest by Operation Pallial, which began investigations in November 2012. The investigation is led by Detective Superintendent Ian Mulcahey of Merseyside Police, supported by officers and staff from the Serious Organised Crime Agency, Child Exploitation and Online Protection centre and forces across the country.

The officer with overall responsibility for Operation Pallial is Keith Bristow, Director General of the National Crime Agency. A report on the progress of Operation Pallial will be published next Monday.

extract from:

http://crimeandjustice.co.uk/2013/04/23/soca-man-arrested-by-operation-pallial/

‘Irish Savile’ Domhnall O Lubhlai ‘could have abused scores of kids’

The Irish “Jimmy Savile” exposed by Irish language TV channel TG4

see also http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Irish-TV-host-and-child-camp-founder-Domhnall-O-Lubhlai-never-stood-trial-for-11-sexual-abuse-charges-202093361.html