Telegraph reporting files from Libyan embassy have details on UK companies.

Wordsmith

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#1
The Telegraph is reporting that there are extensive files in the Libyan embassy on the Gadaffi regimes dealings with UK individuals and companies.

Libyan embassy files on Gaddafi regime to be handed over to British authorities - Telegraph

Thousands of Libyan government files detailing the Gaddafi regime's financial dealings with British people and companies will be handed over to the UK authorities, Libyan rebels have said. The documents were discovered in the Libyan Embassy in London, which was formally taken over by the rebels on Tuesday amid chaotic scenes of celebration. Many are now expected to be shown to British intelligence agencies and police.

The Daily Telegraph has seen some of the Gaddafi-era files, which contain details of how the embassy - described as a "spy centre" by its new occupants - made payments to British individuals and companies.
Wonder who'll be in the frame? I think we'll see payments to a number of MP's for a start...

Wordsmith
 
#3
I'm tempted to speculate with a few names but I'd just be showing my bitter side. Again.

If it wasn't for all the broken glass being cleaned up at the moment we would be hearing a lot of bottles breaking at the publishing that story.
 
#5
What's the betting it will be, MP's, News Papers and Police Chiefs. Maybe even some banks.

What interesting times we live in.
The Ghaddafi family had / have a lot of legitimate business interests in London. They own / owned an interesting portfolio of buildings looked after in one instance by a very Jewish friend of mine who has a facilities management company, supplying security, cleaning et al to them. This necessitated regular business trips to Tripoli. The FO are now in control of these assets.
 
#6
What's the betting it will be, MP's, News Papers and Police Chiefs. Maybe even some banks.

What interesting times we live in.
Did you just reel off every tabloid 'boogeyman' from the last 2 years, or do you actually think it likely that Gadaffi has been paying off police chiefs (why!?) and newspapers?
 
#7
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Wonder who'll be in the frame? I think we'll see payments to a number of MP's for a start...

Wordsmith
Certainly not anyone from BP, they'd never have dealings with such a illegitimate despot.

I see the head of the TNC has just fired his entire cabinet, add a couple of racks of medals, a funny hat and we could be off to a good start with the new management.
 

terroratthepicnic

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#8
Did you just reel off every tabloid 'boogeyman' from the last 2 years, or do you actually think it likely that Gadaffi has been paying off police chiefs (why!?) and newspapers?
I just mentioned them because they have been naughty elsewhere so wouldn't suprise me if they had a second income from a dictator aswell. If , as has been said that the Lybian embassy was used as a spy centre, then police chiefs could of been paid off, as well as MP's and possibly even newspapers to keep quite about anything they found.
 
#10
I'd like the Sinn Fein fraternity to know how much money was donated to their 'cause'. Might give them more than a passing notion that it wasn't entirely spent on arms or operational necessities.
 
#11
The Telegraph is reporting that there are extensive files in the Libyan embassy on the Gadaffi regimes dealings with UK individuals and companies.

Libyan embassy files on Gaddafi regime to be handed over to British authorities - Telegraph



Wonder who'll be in the frame? I think we'll see payments to a number of MP's for a start...

Wordsmith
Apart from Scargill, names like Galloway, possibly some of our "never been a terrorist" MP's from NI, some radical Students groups, possibly SWP or UAF, anyone with a record of being anti govt come to mind, possibly with some Arms/Defence companies!
 
#12
I'd like the Sinn Fein fraternity to know how much money was donated to their 'cause'. Might give them more than a passing notion that it wasn't entirely spent on arms or operational necessities.
Alec, surely you are not insinuating that the PAC and other assorted IRA godfathers benifited financially from donations to the glorious rebel cause. Shame on you for tarnishing the glorious struggle and I accuse you of being a NIO stooge bent on spreading black propoganda wibble, wibble, wibble
 

Andy_S

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#13
Good points, one and all.

I suspect those crafty Libyans are also behind the pathetic state of our national football team, the disaster zone that is the NHS, and the woes that have befallen our public transport system in recent years.

Moreover, I am convinced that we will soon uncover evidence that Gadaffi's fifth columnists are giving our rioting chavs the prod.
 

BuggerAll

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#14
I'd like the Sinn Fein fraternity to know how much money was donated to their 'cause'. Might give them more than a passing notion that it wasn't entirely spent on arms or operational necessities.
I bet George Galloway has had a few dollars in consultancy fees.
Apart from Scargill, names like Galloway, possibly some of our "never been a terrorist" MP's from NI, some radical Students groups, possibly SWP or UAF, anyone with a record of being anti govt come to mind, possibly with some Arms/Defence companies!
Whilst in no way wishing to imply that I think any of these potentially litigious gentlemen may have had their snouts in the Libyan trough it will be delightful if there was proof that some of them had.
 
#15
I'n sure our former Dear Leader and his Prince of Darkness feature prominantly in those receiving payments from the 'mad dog"
 

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