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U.K.: Police Raid Companies Suspected of Selling Fake Bomb Detectors

By Matthew Harwood

Five locations linked to three British companies were raided by London police on Tuesday for suspicion of exporting fake bomb detectors banned earlier this year by the British government and blamed for hundreds of deaths in Iraq.

"Officers from City of London Police's Overseas Anti-Corruption Unit (OACU) carried out five search warrants on three homes and two business premises on Tuesday," reports the BBC. "The unit is investigating whether the devices' abilities have been fraudulently misrepresented, and whether sales overseas are linked to bribes." The locations raided were linked to Grosvenor Scientific, Scandec Inc., and Global Technical. Police, according to The Financial Times, confiscated cash and hundreds of the hand-held devices and their component parts.

"We are concerned that these items present a real physical threat to anyone who may rely on such a device for protection," said OACU head Det Supt Colin Cowan.

Both the British and U.S. governments have determined that the bomb detectors, known as the ADE-651, are nothing more than a hoax—and a cruel one at that considering they're used to stop explosives from entering cities like Baghdad.

“The examination resulted in a determination that there was no possible means by which the ADE651 could detect explosives and therefore was determined to be totally ineffective and fraudulent,” Maj. Joe Scrocca, a U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad, told The Associated Press in January.

Also in January, the United Kingdom banned the export of the detectors to Iraq and Afghanistan, while arresting a former British police officer on fraud charges for selling the devices. Jim McCormick, the managing director of ATSC, is currently free on bail, according to BBC.com. He is accused of making millions of pounds selling the useless devices to Iraq.

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Latest Good News on Fake Detector Scandal

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/02/17/uk-iraq-britain-explosives-idUK...
This is the man who said:
“Whether it’s magic or scientific, what I care about is it detects bombs,” said Maj. Gen. Jehad al-Jabiri, head of the Ministry of the Interior’s General Directorate for Combating Explosives.

“I don’t care about Sandia or the Department of Justice or any of them,” General Jabiri said. “I know more about this issue than the Americans do. In fact, I know more about bombs than anyone in the world.”
Now for the rest of the criminals behind this:
John Wyatt SDS Group UK agents for HEDD1
General Pierre Hadji Georgiou ProSec Lebanon agents responsible for the sales to Iraq of the ADE651 - some of McCormicks money stashed here.
Gary Bolton Global Technical GT200
Simon Sherrard Comstrac and the Alpha 6
Malcolm Roe
Sam Tree
Yuri Markov
and a few others as well e.g.
Stelian Ilie Mira Telecom Romania Partners to McCormick and the ADE651 and where some of his money is stashed
Greetings from the Fake Explosives Detector Campaign Group
http://groups.google.com/group/the-fake-explosives-detector-campaign?hl=...
Check the blogs at:
http://ade651gt200scamfraud.blogspot.com

http://explosivedetectorfrauds.blogspot.com/

http://sniffexquestions.blogspot.com
 
 

Latest Good News on Fake Detector Scandal

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/02/17/uk-iraq-britain-explosives-idUK...

This is the man who said:

“Whether it’s magic or scientific, what I care about is it detects bombs,” said Maj. Gen. Jehad al-Jabiri, head of the Ministry of the Interior’s General Directorate for Combating Explosives.

“I don’t care about Sandia or the Department of Justice or any of them,” General Jabiri said. “I know more about this issue than the Americans do. In fact, I know more about bombs than anyone in the world.”

Now for the rest of the criminals behind this:

John Wyatt SDS Group UK agents for HEDD1

General Pierre Hadji Georgiou ProSec Lebanon agents responsible for the sales to Iraq of the ADE651 - some of McCormicks money stashed here.

Gary Bolton Global Technical GT200

Simon Sherrard Comstrac and the Alpha 6

Malcolm Roe

Sam Tree

Yuri Markov

and a few others as well e.g.

Stelian Ilie Mira Telecom Romania Partners to McCormick and the ADE651 and where some of his money is stashed

Greetings from the Fake Explosives Detector Campaign Group

http://groups.google.com/group/the-fake-explosives-detector-campaign?hl=...

Check the blogs at:

http://ade651gt200scamfraud.blogspot.com

http://explosivedetectorfrauds.blogspot.com/

http://sniffexquestions.blogspot.com

 

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