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GREEN PARTY FRAUDSTER: UK Green party director busted selling bogus “anti-radiation” pills to Japanese

ChristopherbusbyThe Guardian newspaper in Britain has told an extraordinary tale of a Green party leader Christopher Busby, caught in a bogus “anti-radiation pills” scam.

They report:

The Green party’s former science and technology spokesman is promoting anti-radiation pills to people in Japan affected by the Fukushima nuclear disaster, that leading scientists have condemned as “useless”.

Dr Christopher Busby, a visiting professor at the University of Ulster, is championing a series of expensive products and services which, he claims, will protect people in Japan from the effects of radiation.

Some will rightly think he’s taking the p*ss with his prices:

Among them are mineral supplements on sale for ¥5,800 (£48) a bottle, urine tests for radioactive contaminants for ¥98,000 (£808) and food tests for ¥108,000 (£891).

The Guardian notes his mark-up is designed to prey on hysteria and panic:

Chemists in Tokyo sell bottles of 200 pills containing similar combinations of ingredients for ¥1,029 (£8.49). James Ryan’s website also charges a minimum shipping cost of ¥2,300 (£19).

The Green party militant turned greedy crook wasn’t keen on explaining himself either:

Ryan did not respond to a question from the Guardian on why the products and services provided by 4u-detox.com are so expensive. Nor did he provide any evidence for the efficacy of the products when asked.

The UK Green party – formerly dominated by anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist David Icke – is closely associated with the Australian Greens party.

Now MP for Melbourne Adam Bandt loudly celebrated the election of a Green party MP to the House of Commons in their 2010 election:

Twitter says Greens win first ever MP in the UK lower house! Caroline Lucas is the rep for Brighton. Is Australia next?

Indeed, the Australian Greens political party and the UK Greens are both members of a shadowy group “the Global Greens“, a network of ‘green politics’ parties from across the world.

NSW Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon failed to immediately respond to questions relating to her party’s association with the radiation pills scam.


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  1. They are snake oil merchants selling products that have no medical benefit or merit to unsuspecting and vulnerable people.

    There must be a law against this breach of the trade practices act or pharmaceuticals act.

    When will the Greens be held accountable for their membership, administration and policies? Why are Greens party conferences not open to the scrutiny of the media?

    Posted by Green slime con artists | November 22, 2011, 18:24
  2. Bob Brown: Please explain!

    Posted by Giuseppe De Simone | November 23, 2011, 9:36
  3. Every political party has its opportunists and crooked snake oil salespeople. Some even sell water they don’t have to the Federal government for millions having convinced the State government to let them sell more of the illusory phantom rights than anyone else can (apart from billionaire bankers).

    Posted by Giuseppe De Simone | November 23, 2011, 9:39
  4. LOL @ the beret. Hey Busby, all you need now is a baguette and a garlic lei. On yer bike, Swampy.

    Posted by Byron in Wahroonga | November 23, 2011, 11:18


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