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Farage the fraudster

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Whitewavemark2 Wed 13-Nov-19 08:12:29

How many folk have been conned into giving the fraudster money?

I have read of so many, who did do in good faith which he has apparently pocketed and won’t be returning. Some gave very large amounts. Most are demanding th3 money be repaid.

I do hope that Farage is taken to court before he hide tails it to the USA.

lemongrove Fri 15-Nov-19 10:33:43

If not, what the hell is he playing at?

M0nica Fri 15-Nov-19 10:35:24

Presumably you have all read Farages porker of the day - that the Conservatives offered bribes and even hinted at peerages to get some Brexit candidates to stand down.

He offered no corroborative details, no names, details of offer or when and where. Just said the offers have been made.

Are Boris and Nigel both competing for the title Liar of the Year?

MawB Fri 15-Nov-19 10:38:54

Crossed posts M0nica ?

petra Fri 15-Nov-19 10:39:26

He did name one person from the cabinet office who had made a call. It was on channel 4 news last night.

MaizieD Fri 15-Nov-19 10:45:15

I strongly suspect that our Nige is telling something near to the truth here. grin

It has D Cummings' fingerprints all over it.

Anyway, who is going to believe No.10 any more when such a stream of lies comes streaming out from there every day?

Urmstongran Fri 15-Nov-19 11:03:55

Just watched Ann Widdecombe on Sky News. She said she had been approached by the Tories to stand down but categorically stated for the record that it wasn’t Boris nor Dominic Cummings who had approached her and that that was all she was prepared to say on the subject ‘I can only speak for myself’.

growstuff Fri 15-Nov-19 12:15:41

Oh well! If Gabriella though some Remainers needed fresh meat, she missed her target with me because I didn't see the boast about the donation and didn't know she's left in a huff. Was she the one who had hissy fits when people shortened her name? She had all the hallmarks of a wind-up merchant.

I'm all for a good drama, but this real life one, with all its twists and turns, are getting a bit too much for me. There's always be a role for Farage as the pantomime dame.

Whitewavemark2 Fri 15-Nov-19 12:29:04

monica I suspect that this is much nearer the truth than the Tories would have us believe.

M0nica Fri 15-Nov-19 16:03:30

I am no supporter of Boris Johnson or his party, but even he could not be this stupid. If true I would suspect someone further down the ladder. Dominic Cummings or another research assistant.

Whitewavemark2 Fri 15-Nov-19 16:27:57

Um, last time I looked the leader was generally held responsible. So one assumes it was run past him.

And yes I think he is that stupid.

suziewoozie Sat 16-Nov-19 12:36:02

With Ann Widdicombe’s contribution and Falconer referring the matter to the police, it’s not a good look is it? I could use many words to describe AW ( and have) but liar has never been one of them.

I think there’s two explanations - yes he is stupid enough and/or they judge everyone by their own grubby standards ie anyone can be bought off

suziewoozie Sat 16-Nov-19 12:37:36

So really the question now is, who will be the sacrificial lamb thrown to the wolves?

varian Sat 16-Nov-19 17:47:58

Ann Widdecombe said she would "swear on the bible" that these allegations are true and I believe she is a genuinely religious person.

Labaik Sat 16-Nov-19 18:23:59

She is and I believe her about that. On the other hand, as a non religious person I don't understand how a so called religious person can have so many uncaring views confused.

jura2 Sun 17-Nov-19 11:22:28

indeed- and also why the word of a genuinely religious person seems to somehow carry more weight than that of a non-religious person- as if being non religious means you have less credibility or morality !

Framilode Sun 17-Nov-19 11:50:58

I don't think it's that jura2, I just think that for AW her faith is the most important thing in her life and for her to say she would swear on the bible is, in her terms, to give it extra weight. I can't stand the woman but I believe her on this.

biba70 Tue 18-Aug-20 22:26:31

he should be in jail sad

POGS Tue 18-Aug-20 22:59:46

Am I missing something?

Is this old news or has something happened?

POGS Tue 18-Aug-20 23:00:37

What has happened for this thread to be bumped?

MaizieD Tue 18-Aug-20 23:21:25


What has happened for this thread to be bumped?

*biba708 has posted a youtube link. That's what has happened.

biba, could you possibly summarise what the report was about? I couldn't bear to watch more than a few minutes of it...

POGS Tue 18-Aug-20 23:34:50


Yes I took a look hence my question.

Has something happened since May 16th 2019? .

I am asking a genuine question as it appears both you and biba have found a reason for the bumping of an old thread

I ask again, has something happened in recent days?

POGS Tue 18-Aug-20 23:36:45

Or am I missing something in believing the link put up by biba is from 16th of May 2019 and I have missed something?

POGS Wed 19-Aug-20 13:51:38

MaizieD, biba


I appreciate it a short period of time since my question but thus far I am left to assume this is an old story and I must assume the reason for the bumping of the thread is not because any new information has recently been exposed/mentioned.

Has something happened recency we all should be aware of?