Max Clifford – Guilty verdicts in historic sex cases

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Introduction

On  28th April 2014 Max Clifford was convicted on 8 counts of indecent assault, not guilty of 2 and the jury could not decide on the last count (it is likely that there will not be a retrial on this).

The jury retired on 16th April. After five days of deliberation (including the Easter break) a majority direction was given on 23rd April. There were only 10 jurors and so a verdict had to be 10-0 or 9-1.

This post will be edited as more information becomes available.

Charges

Mr Clifford faced the following charges :

  • Count 1 – Indecent Assault relating to a girl aged 14 in 1966 – No verdict
  •  Count 2 – Indecent Assault relating to woman aged 18, in 1974/75- NOT GUILTY
  •  Count 3,4,5,6 – Indecent Assault relating to a girl, aged 15, in 1977/78 – GUILTY on all counts
  •  Count 7 – Indecent Assault…

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2 responses to “Max Clifford – Guilty verdicts in historic sex cases

  1. kelvin ballsacre

    i am really not convinced about max clifford as a pal who is highly connected to the “right people ” said they had been trying to set him up for some while

  2. paul leake-kings lynn

    WE NEED TO REALISE WE WOULD KNOW NOTHING ABOUT WHAT REALLY GOES ON WITHOUT RISKS TAKEN BY WHISTLEBLOWERS.
    We also need to make sure the harrasmment character assassination and victimisation stops

    http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/uk-government-make-the-victimisation-of-whistleblowers-a-crime