Trivial pursuit

Trivial pursuit

When mild-mannered Bishops old boy Colin Chaplin told his friends that  the surprise domestic-violence order the police had served on him at work was obtained by a woman he’d threatened to unfriend on Facebook, many found it hard to believe – there had to be a more serious reason.

Even more bewildering is that the purported victim – a woman with whom he’d “shared a kiss or two” in the space of a week, years ago – said she’d been advised to seek the order by his ex-girlfriend, well-known Cape Town attorney Lauren Fine.

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Submitted by : Happy Cow on 2017-11-17 17:37:10
All sympathy to Mr Chaplin. Sounds like a script for Fatal Attraction - bunny boilers et al. Methinks he had a lucky escape.
Submitted by : Toni Goncalves of Johannesburg on 2011-09-03 09:28:44
I was the recent victim of such Domestic Violence order in which the applicant stated that I had never made any physical threats, but rather that I had emotionally abused her. Three months after she had left the common home.
The ass-wipe magistrate granted the order even though there was no contact between the psycho and I for three months. I'm still trying to get the order overturned because of the stigma and damage to reputation.
So far the cost exceeds R20 000. Her cost to make the malicious false claims? Nothing.
Submitted by : Donn Edwards of ALDARA PARK on 2011-08-28 12:01:03
Vermaas’s lawyers responded by saying that someone had pirated Vermaas’s Facebook site.

Nonsense. You cannot "pirate" a page on Facebook. The worst anyone could do is guess her password and log in as her. All she needed to do was change her password, using one that cannot be easily guessed.

Also, don't use open wi-fi facilities that are not using an encrypted network.
Submitted by : Andreas Stelzer on 2011-08-25 00:40:27
McLuhan knew all this four decades ago... anybody seen my LSD?


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