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Re: Harrassment - Has It Happened To You? - Pope

From: Nick Pope <nick.nul>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 22:07:38 -0000
Fwd Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 07:18:51 -0500
Subject: Re: Harrassment - Has It Happened To You? - Pope


>From: Geoffrey Richardson <geoff.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 17:27:23 -0000
>Subject: Re: Harrassment - Has It Happened To You?

>>From: Nick Pope <nick.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2004 21:38:50 -0000
>>Subject: Re: Harrassment - Has It Happened To You?

>>I don't deny that there are some witnesses in the UK who have
>>received visits from military or Ministry of Defence personnel.
>>This doesn't tend to happen now, but did in the past, as part of
>>the investigative process into sightings.

>In the January 2004 edition of UFO Magazine(UK), Stuart Miller
>and Chris Rolfe write about their investigations into the UFO
>events at Burmarsh (Kent-UK) in March 1997.

>They describe how, in February 1999, Chris Rolfe received a tape
>recording of a telephone conversation between him and Jerry
>Anderson about a year previously. They had discussed the
>Burmarsh case.

>Eventually an independent expert concluded that the recording
>had been obtained by using a remote laser directional microphone.
>This is only a brief resume of part of the article but harrassment
>was definitely inferred.

Geoff,

Somebody was certainly interfering in the investigation, but
there's no evidence to suggest it was anything do to with
officialdom. Quite the opposite, in fact. As you will be aware,
Chris Rolfe received a letter telling him he was no longer
permitted to investigate the UFO sighting in question. The
letter appeared to be an official one, but was in fact a hoax.
Somebody else was trying to make Chris and Jerry think that the
RAF were taking an interest in their investigation.

The BT investigator who Jerry contacted found no evidence to
suggest that anyone had interfered with his telephone or the
telephone line. I don't know the background or expertise of the
"independent investigator" who Jerry called in, so can't comment
on his conclusions. However, media stories that have appeared in
recent years demonstrate clearly that the technology to record
other people's telephone calls is more widely available than
many people suppose. And such technology is certainly not
exclusively in the hands of official bodies.

Somebody was certainly making a nuisance of themselves and
complicating Chris and Jerry's investigation. However, I suspect
these actions were the work of somebody with a ufological agenda
of their own, and not of any government agency.


Best wishes,

Nick Pope




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