UK Indymedia & Guardian: Spying company, Vericola Ltd, uncovered

Tagged as: climate environmentalism nottingham police ratcliffe repression spying

 

A spying firm with corporate clients including E.ON, Scottish Power and Scottish Coal has been identified after accidentally emailing the activists it was spying on. Kent-based Vericola Ltd has been targeting groups including the Camp for Climate Action and London Rising Tide with low-level infiltration. Other groups are encouraged to check their lists and share any experiences.

 

Rebecca Todd / Vericola Ltd : Statement from ActivistSecurity.org

http://www.activistsecurity.org/becki_todd.html

 

and .... these Guardian stories provide for a wicked read:

 

Juror in activists' trial hits out at absence of police tapes

Jezz Davis, 39, says police's behaviour was 'outrageous' and left him feeling betrayed by the British judicial system

Rob Evans and Paul Lewis, Guardian 14 February 2011

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/14/juror-police-activists-trial

 

Revealed: how energy firms spy on environmental activists

Leaked documents show how three large British companies have been paying private security firm to monitor activists

Rob Evans and Paul Lewis, Guardian 14 February 2011

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/14/energy-firms-activists-intelligence-gathering

 

Green groups targeted polluters as corporate agents hid in their ranks

Special report: After revelations of police spying, the focus turns to firms paid to infiltrate protesters

Rob Evans and Paul Lewis, Guardian 14 February 2011

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/14/environmental-activists-protest-energy-companies

 

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