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Operation Surprise: leaked emails expose secret intelligence coup to install Boris Johnson

Leaked emails reviewed by The Grayzone reveal possibly criminal plot by pro-Leave elites to sabotage Theresa May’s Brexit deal, infiltrate government, spy on campaign groups, and replace May with Boris Johnson.

by Kit Klarenberg
 
    Intelligence cabal infiltrated UK civil service thanks to “centrally placed mole”

    Ex-MI6 chief Richard Dearlove pitched espionage operations targeting civil service and campaign groups

    Fake Democratic Party fronts run by CIA veterans were proposed to infiltrate pro-Remain groups

    Cabal sought to spy on and disrupt Prime Minister’s top Brexit negotiator

    Shadowy billionaires funded effort in total secret

    Dearlove claimed credit for influencing government policy on Huawei

    Cabal now seeking to remove Boris Johnson

    These efforts could amount to charges of TREASON 

Part 3 - The cabal’s “centrally-placed mole in the civil service” leaks No. 10’s secret “warplan,” exposes official secrets behind nom de plume
 
On September 21st 2018, the day after a deeply embarrassing EU summit in Austria, in which member state leaders lined up to condemn Theresa May’s Chequers plan, Prins emailed Blackwell and the Clodes to inform them he and Dearlove supported a strategy to “put intolerable pressure on May,” which would serve to “keep her in office but not in power.

The subject line of Prins’ email read: “OUR ACTIVE MEASURES STRATEGY; HIGHLY SENSITIVE.”

If, however, she refuses then Plan B will be required, which changes personnel [emphasis added]. But this is riskier,” Prins wrote, adding that a “trial operation” would soon be launched against May’s Brexit negotiator – “to penetrate the world of Oliver Robbins and his No 10 unit.” The cabal thus sought to infiltrate what Prins called “the very heart of the beast.  
 
It is uncertain what this entailed, and whether it was successful. In December 2018, however, Prins met in secret with Evelyn Farr, a civil service employee who had previously been identified in UK media as a pro-Brexit activist, and who moonlighted as a historian.

A CV self-authored by Farr indicates that since November 2016, she had been overseeing the drafting of EU withdrawal legislation at Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, as part of a team directly involved in exit negotiations.

In a subsequent email to the Clodes, Prins boasted that Farr’s insider role placed her “in a position that gives her eyes on ALL [emphasis in original] the key documents,” and who could disclose “extraordinary things” from within the Department for Exiting the European Union.  
 
Writing under the pseudonym Caroline Bell, Farr publicized privileged information on Brexit negotiations for outlets including Conservative Woman, as well as pro-Leave outfits like Briefings for Brexit and Brexit Central. She also passed highly sensitive behind-the-scenes details to the cabal. These disclosures may well have amounted to a breach of the Official Secrets Act, for which penalties are severe.

The cabal naturally considered Farr a top asset, and was determined to protect her identity at any cost. After a publishing error created a slight risk of Farr’s cover being blown, Prins took all of Farr’s articles offline, and began deleting emails to and from her. 
 
Farr had yet to be compromised by this point, nor was she deterred from aiding and abetting the cabal. Communicating with Prins via the email nom de plume of Ian Moone – an avowed anagram of “I am no one” – she continued to provide a wealth of privileged information about May’s Brexit plans. Repeatedly, she requested that the metadata that revealed her as the author of documents be scrubbed before circulation. 
 
Declaring himself “immensely impressed” by the cabal’s newfound “centrally-placed mole in the civil service,” Prins informed Robert Tombs on December 20th that his covert wrecking crew had retained a reputation management firm called New Century to manage its communications campaigns. He requested that Farr provide to the firm “a document that has been seen by at least 40-50 people” demonstrating the civil service was in fact prepared for a no deal Brexit, “which they will then leak.”  
 
It remains unknown whether Farr engaged in direct sabotage of Brexit negotiations while in her day job. However, she evidently thought highly of the cabal’s destructive efforts. In a January 15th 2019 email to Prins – subject line: “Well done to us!” – Farr cheered the “crushing defeat” of May’s Withdrawal Agreement earlier that day in the House of Commons.

Now is the time to head off all the mad undemocratic schemes of the thwarted Remainers,” she added without any apparent irony.  
 
In at least one instance, Farr passed “sensitive” Whitehall documents directly to the cabal. On March 20th 2019, she forwarded photographs of an internal briefing to Prins on “lines to take” ahead of the Prime Minister formally requesting a withdrawal extension from the EU. Prins then circulated the files to a number of individuals, including Dearlove and the neoconservative pundit Douglas Murray, and Conservative MP and Johnson confidante Steve Baker.

In a message to Dearlove, Prins declared, “Here is her warplan. Now kill her and it.” 
 
Prins subsequently sought to connect Farr with lawmakers in person, arranging a meeting between her and David Davis. It is unclear what they discussed, but it was evidently highly sensitive. The MP suggested meeting somewhere other than his nearest pub, White Swan, as its equidistance between MI5 and MI6 headquarters meant it “occasionally has spooks in it.

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