07 January 2013

More Aliases Than Brain Cells

Well Freedom is something Robinson/Lennon/Harris won't be experiencing freedom for a little while (photo from Hope Not Hate)

 Whether he is called Tommy Robinson or Stephen Yaxley-Lennon or PaulHarris or whatever, this man has more aliases than brain cells

The leader of the English Defence League has just been jailed for 10 months for using someone else's passport to travel to the USA. Lennon/Robinson/Harris/?, 30, from Luton, admitted possession of a false identity document with improper intention. He used a passport in the name of Andrew McMaster to board a Virgin Atlantic flight from Heathrow to New York, Southwark Crown Court was told.

Lennon et al had previously been refused entry to the US and used a friend's passport to travel to the country in September. He used a self check-in kiosk to board the flight at Heathrow and was allowed through when the document was checked in the bag-drop area.

But when Lennon arrived at New York's JFK Airport, customs officials took his fingerprints and realised he was not travelling on his own passport. Lennon was asked to attend a second interview but managed to leave the airport. He stayed one night and travelled back to the UK the following day using his own legitimate passport, which bears the name of Paul Harris.

In mitigation, Lennon's barrister Giles Cockings told the court the passport was not stolen and his client had only used it for a day.

Robinson/Lennon/Harris/?  is clearly an arsehole. The most obviously funny aspect of the case is that  a racist anti imigration thug was caught as an illegal entrant himself!


Steve Hayes said...

People who like to prescribe rules for others also tend to award exemptions for themselves.

jams o donnell said...

That's true!