HealthFraud posse (aka Quackpots)
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There is nothing more frightening than active ignorance.– Goethe
Really, we're a bunch of guerrillas - we're not a large group, there are about 40 members, but we're the only such group in the country." ---Barrett (Ref)

[Named after this removed page of Bowditch.  This lot run in packs organised by HealthFraud groups, many can be found on the Quackwatch HealthFraud list, around Ben Goldacre's Badscience forum and blogs such as Orac and Neurodiversity.  If you want to see the gang in action see the reviews for Melanie’s Marvellous Measles. on ]

[2012] Pay for Comments – Confessions of a Paid Disinformation Internet Shill

Greek Chorus

Rounding up outlaw 'net quacks since 2000

Typical blog or newsgroup posts

See: Experts British health-fraud movement Pharma blogs

Gang members (some have numerous aliases and you can see why Wikipedia is a cesspit):

Mark S. Probert [the killfile escapee--changes his taglines every day to keep out of your killfile box (blocksender function). Nasty.]
Peter Bowditch [highly abusive towards any vaccine criticism and vaccine victims.  Favourite sayings: anti-vaccination liars, murderer.]
Putz the pharma shill [claims to be an MD, flames all non-pharma medicine.]
David Wright [on 24/7 for at least 10 years flaming all alternative medicine and any criticism of vaccination beliefs.  Just medical propaganda.]
Carey Gregory [lightweight pharma boy.  Not the slightest shred of argument, of course.]
Peter Moran
DC. Sessions
Rich Scopie (see Scopie's Law)
Daniel Raffaele

Andrew Kingoff

Stephen Barrett
Terry Polevoy
William T. Jarvis
Dr Victor Herbert

Kevin Leitch

Peter Parry

[Classic in self-delusion] "The sad thing is that not vaccinating is a fad for people who are generally well off and would have access to the right resources. People just don't have 'real' worries anymore, so they need to obsess about vaccines." Posted by: Catherina | June 19, 2008 3:17 PM