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Sponsor our 10K runner

May 19, 2017:

One of our members is running the Vitality London 10K race on Bank Holiday Monday (29th May). FACT relies on volunteers and donations to keep up its vital work, and has no other source of income. We are grateful for any help, so please sponsor him. By cheque: Made payable to “Falsely Accused Carers and […]

Why it is too easy for innocent people to be wrongly accused of sexual abuse

May 9, 2017:

By Dr Ros Burnett, first published by the Justice Gap in March 2017 www.thejusticegap.com About Ros Burnett Dr Ros Burnett is a senior research associate at the centre for criminology, University of Oxford. Her books include Joined-up Youth Justice; Where Next for Criminal Justice? and Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse. She is a […]

Wrongful allegations, a Christian perspective for Holy Week

April 11, 2017:

The following is a blog by Brother Gerard. FACT is not affiliated to any religious organisation, but it is hoped that this article will be of interest during the approach to Easter. FACT supports those who suffer from wrongful allegations resulting from their work. Many are or were carers, teachers, health care workers, social workers, […]

How Simon Warr lost everything when he was wrongfully accused of abuse

March 6, 2017:

What follows is a shocking story of how a wrongfully accused teacher lost everything. His career, his home, his reputation and of course his happiness. It tells how he contemplated suicide as the only way to escape his suffering. Simon Warr taught O level languages. He was, and is an innocent victim of the febrile […]

The Tragic Death of David Bryant’s Wife Lynn

February 26, 2017:

“The Shocking Case of David Bryant” is the title of an article in this winter’s FACTion, our magazine. David Bryant was a fireman accused of raping a boy called Danny. He spent three years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Throughout his public shaming and imprisonment, his wife Lynn never lost faith in […]

Winter Edition of FACTion available now

February 24, 2017:

The Winter edition of FACTion has now been published, with many subjects of interest. Read about the Henriques Report, the phenomenon of false memories, the experience of being falsely accused of rape and much more. You can download the magazine here.

Prominent men are said to be suing the Metropolitan Police

February 15, 2017:

Lord Bramall and Paul Gambacinni are suing the Metropolitan Police according to the Daily Mail. Paul Gambacinni was publicly named as being accused of an historical sexual offence and spent a year on bail. He says he is £200,000 out of pocket due to lost earnings and legal expenses. His year of terrible suffering is […]

New FACTsheet on how to cope with a false allegation

February 7, 2017:

A new FACTsheet has been prepared based on the experience gleaned by some members who were falsely accused of historic sexual abuse in a work setting. It lists 22 very practical steps that you can take to help in your defence. These steps not only help you to gain some sense of control when your […]

Presumed Guilty

January 31, 2017:

‘Presumed Guilty’ is Simon Warr’s new book about his ordeal of being wrongfully accused. This is the publisher’s description ‘On the evening of 18 December 2012, boarding school teacher Simon Warr, who had been described by his Headmaster as ‘one of the outstanding schoolmasters of his generation’, was arrested at his home following an allegation […]

Call for people’s experiences of Church safeguarding processes

January 4, 2017:

One of our members is concerned about the Church of England’s safeguarding process and has made the following request for information. Please contact her at the email address below. “I am a member of FACT and concerned about the development of unjust safeguarding measures in the church. Publicly, concerns were raised about the the Church […]

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