Sadly the Glen Jenvey of today is unrecognisable from the Glen Jenvey of Terror Tracker fame. He has been caught faking a newspaper story for cash (the Sun’s Jewish Hitlist piece of January 2009), has been publicly ripped to shreds as a Walter Mitty fantasist by the journalist Tom Mangold on BBC Radio Five Live’s Donal MacIntyre Investigates, and now people are asking whether, as it seems highly likely, Jenvey was behind further fake stories too, such as the one in the Mirror this year suggesting Madonna was a target of extremist Islamists.
Jenvey’s self-destruction has been spectacular. It’s been a sorry fall from grace for someone who at one point, almost single-handedly, had extreme Islamists in Britain scarpering for an exit.
Apart from this public humiliation, Jenvey has now “converted” to Al Muhajiroun and spends his evenings on Muslim forums calling himself Omar Hamza Jenvey, filling his posts with references to “nasty Zionists” and talking of the British police as if they’ve got it in for him and all Muslims.
If you make the time to follow Jenvey’s posts you see that nowadays they most often contradict each other and occasionally refer to the former “Glen” Jenvey in the third person (as if he is a different fellow altogether from Omar). You can be guaranteed these posts spill over with daily bile and hatred for various people including me.
I occasionally retort to Jenvey’s attacks but normally just MHT them and add them to a case I have been building against Jenvey for months now. (Any man under such assault will inevitably defend himself against lies and fantasies designed to be damaging).
I try my very best not to bother replying online to Jenvey’s post-whisky rage which starts at about 9pm - after which the worst emails appear and his posts start appearing in confused, blabbering, personal tirades which are always “mitigated” by the fact that Palestinians are daily suffering (no, Jenvey is not a Palestinian and no, he’s never been to Palestine).
I get on with my life and if by ten o’clock Jenvey’s not dropped another vicious post, I start to think that I’ve maybe got away with it for the night. Maybe he’s watching Lawrence of Arabia again or at an Al Muhajiroun beard-sculpture evening. Maybe there’s been a power-cut down his way or it’s bingo night at the drop-in centre. But that’s all just wishful thinking.
Like the penniless man kneeling before his letterbox waiting to stop the postman pushing brown-bill mail through it, there’s that inevitability - Jenvey’s attack will come. In the back of your mind you know it’s coming. And sure enough it arrives. Jenvey’s rant - sometimes several in one evening - molesting your inbox as Google Alerts start flying in, warning you of Jenvey’s most recent insults against your name.
I have known for some weeks now that Jenvey is unwell. Let’s be honest here - Jenvey is officially sick. He suffers from a recognised mental illness. A condition I have been told can be treated with medication and support. His past behaviour - punching a civilian (who turned out to be a policeman) in a road rage incident, doing some time inside for embezzling and faking it as a spy (in one rant saying spies like him live “tax free” in the UK) - are not his fault. He’s unwell.
I guessed there was something afoot when in May Jenvey pretended to be a chap called Arthur and telephoned an office where I did some work and threatened their whole enterprise with “danger” for being associated with me. (My friend who picked up this odd call had heard Jenvey’s voice before and simply said “You’re not Arthur, you’re that bloke called Jenvey” and Jenvey grumped and groaned a bit and then simply hung up.) Since then there have been weird emails and dropped calls (though the latter could be down to other stalkers I’ve collected over the years).
So let me ask you a politically incorrect question. Is being mentally ill an excuse for bombarding people online with abuse and fabrication? Does being mentally ill let you off the hook when you alone (yes, Jenvey admitted this in an admirable public apology) smeared someone as a paedophile in various places online? Does being mentally ill morally justify you going online every single day and night when the oxygen your mental illness loves most is the Internet itself?
I mean no slight to anyone with a mental illness. A colleague of mine is a paranoid schizophrenic and, as well as being a genius, he’s a tremendous bloke I trust wholly.
As for Jenvey - I have enquired. (This man has affected my life in a negative way for the last three years. One is bound to make enquiries). And guess what? There is no legislation available to the authorities in Britain today to prevent people who have an Internet-related mental illness like Jenvey from reaching for their mouse and keyboard. Nothing to stop internet providers offering their services to people like Jenvey who are afflicted by a problem which not only affects him but whoever happens to be the victim of his psychotic Internet attacks that day.
There’s not a fake name he’s failed to use. This man sock-puppets for England (and Palestine). Abu Islam, Richard Tims, George Chetty, Pervez Khan - the list is endless. An Internet search on my name and loads of Jenvey’s sock-puppets emerge having a pop at me - disguised as Islamists, Communists and myriad other characters from across the political spectrum. Rarely a day goes past without some form of attack. The police say appoint lawyers and try your best to sit on your hands - well, I’m trying! But this man has got to be stopped from using his computer once and for all - at least until he gets better - for his sake and mine.
The victims of these fake individuals’ attacks - all managed by Jenvey - are not only Jenvey’s targets. Jenvey’s the biggest victim of the lot as he’s the one who has to explain himself to the authorities and make embarrassing public apologies. Innocents whose lives have been affected by Jenvey’s recent penchant for fakery are none too happy either - not just the Lord Sugars and Amy Winehouses who, as public figures, have a right to reply loudly. What about those others who get caught up with his antisocial behaviour? What about the owners of the forums he uses for his fakery? What about the newspapers and politicians he has duped?
I wholly understand that it will take a politician with big balls to announce a policy that prevents some mentally ill Britons - some of the most at risk people in our society - from having the right to use the Internet. There will be significant uproar from people who won’t believe that an internet-related narcissistic personality disorder merits such a cruel deprivation of human rights.
Still, I suggest to you now that the time has come for Glen’s Law. A law designed to stop people like Jenvey, who are not in control of their actions or self-hatred, abusing people online.
I say write to your MP and to mental illness charities everywhere and get Glen’s Law put into place. With a wide umbrella of support Narcissistic Personality disorder will be recognised and victims of it assisted by virtual disconnections. Without such legislation the Internet will be much worse-off than it is. Those who claim to be the Internet’s pioneers should understand this. The Internet may well be the equivalent of the Wild West and it should always be a temple to freedom - but even the Wild West had a way of dealing with its most antisocial inhabitants.
Having said all that, there is another angle to Jenvey’s postings which can’t be ignored. For Glen Jenvey’s rants occasionally illuminate. Every now and again they spill the beans.
Sometimes the stuff that he lets splurge from his keyboard - like the unstoppable vomit of a teenager drunk on a cocktail of cherry brandy and crème de menthe - lets the cat right out of the bag. Most of the stuff Jenvey writes is offensive to me but once in a blue moon he erroneously gives me a wonderful gift as he throws his mud at me and lets his heart and afflictions control his head.
On Friday night last week Jenvey posted a shocking rant on the extremist Islamist website Ummah.com having a go at the police, Zionists, me, most bloggers and the rest of the planet. It included some interesting emails.
As Omar Hamza, Jenvey revealed in a few messy posts how his former sidekick, Michael Starkey, the part-time De Montfort University lecturer, is still at his side (and presumably never left his side all along, although a certain blogger claimed the opposite a couple of weeks ago on his blog). How the two of them are now working alongside people I used to collaborate with to “get me”. There it was in broad daylight for me to see - their line of attack; their Wightman silencing strategy!
This emotional bulimia which Jenvey allowed manifest itself in his Friday night posts was spotted by Starkey and the blogger Tim Ireland the next day. Ireland then clearly gave his Islamist buddy Sajid Pandore, the Ummah.com moderator, an urgent heads-up about this as it was quickly removed.
The emails Jenvey posted included email addresses and a telephone number - all of which I have verifiable record of. Pandore removed the posts on Saturday but too late not to be read by their apparent enemy - they were saved for me in an MHT file that Saturday morning by a colleague. The emails included (either as sender or recipient) Pandore, Starkey, Jenvey, Omar Bakri, Tim Ireland of the site Bloggerheads and Richard Bartholomew of the Pooter blog Bartholomew’s notes on religion.
So what are these people aiming at to - as they like to put it - “neutralize” me? (To be fair most of this crowd have sensibly given up, although Starkey and Jenvey live for the day of my destruction.)
Top of their list is a BBC TV programme, Newsnight, an episode of which was aired back in November 2006 in which I played a five second part. Jenvey’s claim is that I paid “some guy a handful of cash” to pretend he had infiltrated the Islamist extremist sect Hizb ut Tahrir al Islami (HT). That I bought the BBC. Jenvey claims that Newsnight were co-conspirators and gladly let my hired hand go on the show and relate a detailed account about how HT were allowing street gangs operate in South London whilst pretending to be a mole. He claims that I am working for the police and a group of Tories set out to destabilise Britain and demonise Muslims.
Of course this claim is laughable (the police/Tory/demonising part is of course another of Jenvey’s own odd castles in the air). Hizb ut Tahrir al Islami are a scurrilous totalitarian extreme Islamist sect with a history of producing suicide bombers and violent preachers (Jenvey’s new boss Omar Bakri, the obese jihadi ranter, used to run them). In the other corner, Newsnight are about the most respected investigative team in British broadcasting. They know a true mole when they see one. The people involved in the making of that film are the best and most professional you can find on the planet. They cross-reference, double-check, triple-check and Jenvey knows this all too well. (After all he was also involved in the same film, talking to camera about how Bakri was exhorting people to bomb Dublin airport and turn Britain Islamist black by any means, including violence.)
When the film was aired, Hizb ut Tahrir were so badly rumbled they could think of nothing more intelligent than to organise a systematic complaints campaign against the BBC, knowing that the BBC charter would ensure there was an independent complaints procedure taken up by the broadcast regulator OFCOM.
And of course, OFCOM received hundreds of complaints, mostly from people called Mr or Mrs Khan. These were reduced to about thirty (many exactly the same complaint reprinted). When OFCOM did its further investigation into these thirty complaints, all of Hizb ut Tahrir’s complaints were dismissed. Every single one of them. The only area of the whole eleven minute film that the BBC were told was not relevant to the film was a ten second section added onto the end of the film independently by one of the film editors - it was a section unconnected to Hizb ut Tahrir. The BBC were praised for their thoroughness of investigation. Again the BBC handled a sensitive subject matter with a deft touch.
The first that Jenvey and Starkey knew about the HT element to the Newsnight programme was when it was aired. They seemed hurt that I told them nothing about it. They never understood that there are risks involved with putting someone inside an extremist group. The less people that knew about it while it was happening the better. They’ve never forgiven me for this “betrayal” when they know damn well that I would have been betraying the insider if I’d let them know of his existence before emission. They thought they were invaluable to me but time has proven them wrong. I’ve continued to hit the Islamist enemy hard. They have sold a few stories. The rest - Sun stories and switching sides - is now inescapable history.
So what is next on Starkey’s and Jenvey’s smear list designed to destroy me? Faking 7/7 or the airline bomb plot perhaps? Planting a load of child porn videos in one of my outhouses? No. This pair’s scraping the barrel is excruciating. Amongst other things, it’s the aforementioned 2009 Madonna fake story!
Even though the whole world knows Jenvey posted this story, or got someone else to post this story (it has his clumsy paw prints all over it) now they are trying to pin this one on me. But I don’t even work with tabloids. I never have. Since the invention of the conical bra there’s nothing I’d do to upset Madonna. In any case I was handily tucked away at a family finca in South America at the time when dodgy posts were posted. The finca has no Internet and there’s no Internet access for forty miles. The story is obviously nothing to do with me. Even the blogger Bartholomew admits this in a recent post on his site. And so, “Kaplunk”. Another smear attempting to down me bites the dust.
Also on the shopping list of smears thrown up by careless “Sheikh” Jenvey (the term used by sycophant Starkey to name Jenvey over the last few years) are “Islamophobe”, “thug links”, “fakery”, “working for the Uzbeks”, “working for various other agencies” and then a load of personal smears (which no doubt they’ll have to resort to now as they’ve rather run out of other material haven’t they?!). Most of these smears have already been used by the Islamist-Leftist compact against me and no-one has paid them any attention. Nonetheless they are worth addressing here once and for all:
One of the nastiest personal smears that has been passed to me through the ether by an informant in the leftist /Islamist/ nutzoid plot against me is that I’m the father of a former Miss World’s child - again fictitious (presumably designed to upset my wife) because i) prophylactics and ii) my relationship with the former Miss World finished in 2003 (her only child was born in 2006). But gutter nasty - this lot really mean me and my family harm!
There’s another personal smear doing the rounds involving me and a four legged mammal. Again - “Kaplunk”. Not my cup of tea.
So, in anticipation of a load of these planned fabrications and new smears coming my way over coming days, weeks and months - and to hopefully put something of a sock in this tedious “smear war” of theirs (most of which I’m glad to say the leftie bloggers have not touched with a bargepole for weeks) - let me be crystal clear and state once and for all here some smear-destroying facts:
- I have never worked with any tabloid newspaper. Never placed a story with a tabloid newspaper.
- I have never been paid by a newspaper for a story.
- I have never worked with a news agency, or run my own.
- I have never faked a story for any type of media.
- I have never worked with “thugs” or joined a group of “thugs”. (This suggestion is the most laughable of the lot).
- I’m not a member of the EDL or SIOE or any other extremist anti Islamist groups. I’ve made clear publicly I don’t agree with them or their strategies.
- I would not be seen anywhere near the BNP let alone become a member of the BNP.
- I’m a centre-right, Tory voting Brit.
- I am no Islamophobe. If I felt insecure about this particular smear I would reach for my nearest Muslim friend and get them to write about how nice I have been to them. Can’t be bothered. Not worth more than this response. Those who know me know I have no issue with Muslims - my passion is exposing those who try to slight Muslims by pretending to be them (the Al Muhajirouns and other extremist Islamists, who are less respectful of Islam than me).
- I am not associated with Glen Jenvey or his discredited, meddling sidekick Michael Starkey. All the work I ever did with Glen Jenvey was audio or video based. It was a long time ago. It was triple-checked and we did not have the resources back then to fake the audio and video evidence we collected anyway. (No-one has ever suggested it was faked by the way but right now Jenvey will say anything).
The questions the lefties should be asking are not which stories were faked by me (as there are none). Or which stories were faked by Jenvey (that’s tiresome history and they’re easy to spot).
What the far lefties should do - if they want to make themselves useful (am I being too idealistic, here?) - is to ask why is Michael Starkey claiming not to be associated with Jenvey when as little as nine days ago he has been shown to be sending emails to Jenvey, and alongside Jenvey, to the blogger Tim Ireland? (By the way, enjoy these two Tim. I survived a whole year of them. Can you imagine?! “Like shit on the shoe” a politician friend used to call them, for they are really difficult to shift.)
The lefties should be asking, alongside their extremist Islamist friends like Pandore, is Jenvey’s conversion real? If so, why is Jenvey still in cahoots with Starkey? And why is Jenvey so obviously, in my opinion, still having a whisky in the evening? They should also be asking why Starkey is associating himself and colluding with a vulnerable adult who has recently admitted to disrupting social cohesion in Britain for cash. Just how can someone like Starkey in a position of responsibility at a university with a large Muslim studentship maintain his role there?
Or of course the lefties could focus on another more interesting story altogether like the rise of the BNP.
Was Starkey ever paid, either directly or indirectly, by any news agency for the placement of a fake story to a tabloid newspaper (Jenvey used to use one called Ferrari before Sellyourstory was conceived)? Why is Starkey lying now about his association with Jenvey - is it to distract attention away from the Madonna story which he perhaps (it is merely my opinion) received a few quid for, or is it to make Jenvey’s conversion seem more real? Whose idea was it to set up Sellyourstory - perhaps a hard-up, part-time marketing lecturer’s or a vulnerable adult’s? (Find the answers to these questions and you are doing a public service. My personal belief is that Jenvey is bright enough to fake a story all on his own but that he needed help to cash in on it. That’s where I’d be looking now to extinguish any further embers of fakery.)
Now that the world knows Jenvey is ill he should be handled with kid gloves but cut off from the Internet until he gets better. A lot of people don’t seem to know this and they should realise this now. Right now the Internet is something Glen Jenvey could do without. “Glen’s Law” should be rushed in to stop people like him from self-destructing further online. People like him should not be allowed anywhere near a computer keyboard especially after admitting to such serious online crime.
It would be good if the 2006 Glen Jenvey reappeared one day and once more saw the light. With his new found friends, such a marvel seems improbable though never impossible.
Good luck, Glen. If one day you wake up in fright at the state of the skunk growing on your chin and realise that actually Al Muhajiroun are a bunch of sad, warped losers, contact me for a beer. Let’s sit down, talk about how you can get back to doing what you did best. How we can end the drama surrounding you and get back to collecting undeniable facts, quietly and responsibly. If ever you feel ready to do this, Glen - to bury Omar -contact a go-between, send the beard in a jiffy bag to Bakri in Lebanon and state clearly that you are ready to rejoin the Light.