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Lee Fogarty reported to Cyber Crime unit for hacking

David Levy and Suzanne Martin reported Lee Fogarty to the Cyber Crime unit for hacking, and were well aware he was "doxxing" using fake accounts. Levy and Martin prepared a draft email that was eventually sent to detective constable Daniel Levy. The email outlined Lee Fogarty's hacking, locking RCL out of their website, obtaining confidential information, doxxing Jamie Ball in Spain, harassment, and explained how deranged Lee had become since he was fired as an employee.

David Levy's email to the MET police officer also states that Lee's girlfriend Tanya Adele Cook was hysterical and the state she was in led Lee to demand that CCTV, a gate, lights, and other security measures be installed at Tanya's home and paid for by Retro.

This email chain expands on an earlier brief message we were sent, showing David Levy and Suzanne Martin reported Lee Fogarty to the police for accessing financial information of RCL customers.

Lee Fogarty reported to Cyber Crime unit for hacking

Lee Fogarty doxxing Jamie Ball in Spain

Lee Fogarty insisted on CCTV system, gate, lights and other security measures

David Levy's letter to Lee Fogarty regarding hacking

Suzanne Martin said Lee Fogarty illegall accessed financial information

Text version

DRAFT --- Lee Fogarty

David Levy <davidlevylondon@yahoo.com> Dec 13, 2017 at 11:48 AM
To:Suzanne Martin

DRAFT

Dear Dan,

I plan to call you in the next day or so to ask how your investigations are progressing. Once recent trend which we find very disturbing is that Lee Fogarty now appears to be a spokesperson for Paul Andrews, and has been at least since we dispensed with Lee's services and stopped paying him. We presume that Andrews is arranging for Lee to be paid for this. Lee appears now to have taken a leaf out of Andrews' book by accusing Retro of doing what he is now doing - harassment.

We have had to report Lee to the cyber crime unit for hacking our web site. We also know he has been doxxing. As a result I emailed him yesterday morning (see the second email below), to which he responded with the first email below. I have now annotated his response so you can see just how deranged he has become since we dispensed with his services. (Lee's responses are in bold. My original, is in Roman, and my comments written for you are in red bold with "[DL]" att he start of each comment.)

I'll try to reach you by phone, or please feel free to call me.

Best,

David Levy

From: Lee Fogarty <lee.fogarty@gmail.com>
To: David Levy <davidlevylondon@yahoo.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:15 PM
Subject: Re: Fw: Fwd: Request for comment, The Register

David,

You really should find these things out for yourself and stop pasting content from Suzanne. She has alienated you from friends, colleagues, myself and anyone else wanting to help you. She is fabricating evidence (which has been passed to Daniel), and feeding you with false information.

[DL] This is completely untrue. What evidence can he possibly have that we have passed to you, and where can it come from? Certainly not from us.

During the period you were working for Retro Computers Limited ("Retro") you were given certain confidential information relating to our product the Vega+ games console, and the activities of our company and some if its directors.

I repeatedtly requested a contract, or NDA. I am also not the only person Suzanne has divulged confidential information to. She claims there is a "leak" - it's her.

[DL] This is absolute nonsense. Suzanne doesn't divulge confidential information other than on a need to know basis. We deliberately did not tell Lee much of what Retro was doing becuase we could see long ago that he had become unreliable, and later untrustworthy.

You have, contrary to our repeated instructions, not only divulged and distorted such information, you have also made third parties believe, incorrectly, that you were a spokesperson for Retro, which was never the case. Many examples of this are found in various of your tweets and online postings, and clearly you have been briefing (amongst others) the journalist Gareth Corfield who, as a result, has incorrectly gained the impression that you were a spokespoerson for Retro.

Until this afternoon, and in response to Suzanne speaking to him, I have had no contact with Gareth Corfield since the first time Suzanne dropped me in it. I have also repeatedly stated I was never a spokesperson. The very fact that RCL insisted that they wouldn't back that up speaks volumes. There is also the fact that at a major event, Suzanne left without meeting anyone, or even saying goobye, and leaving myself and 4 backers to face the croud speaks volumes.

[DL] Untrue. Suzanne has not spoken to Gareth Corfield for more than a year. She communicates with him by email so as to ensure that we have an exact record of the exchange.
Corfield has confirmed several times that Lee has spoken to him, even quoting Lee. In addition, since we dispensed with his services Lee has threatened to go to the media with what he knows (or claims to know) about Retro.

You have also obtained in other ways, and published on the Internet, additional private and identifying information about Retro, some of our directors, and other third parties, typically with malicious intent - a practice known as "doxxing".

Totally ridiculous claim. Please tell me how I have done this? There are confidential retro documents appearing on twitter - only you or Suzanne are leaking those. I have never had access to them.

[DL] One example is that he doxxed Jamie Ball in Spain, using a false account. In doing so he revealed Ball's address in Spain, thereby increasing the harassment against Retro.

Furthermore you are in possession of various confidential financial information about Retro, which was obtained illegally, and a first production run Vega+ unit, and other property, all of which are the property of Retro.

Which confidential information is this? Obtained how? I have security clearance David, do you think I would jeopardise that for a £10 piece of plastic? Haven't these claims been made against others before now?
As for the unit - you yourself made the statement at the launch party regarding these units - I suggest you re-read it. Besides that, there is a photo of me on facebook handing it to a German guy.

[DL] Lee has hacked our web site, locked us out of it, and obtained confidential customer information from our web site.

You have also hacked our web sites and you have repeatedly threatened Retro and some of its directors.

I have done no such thing. Interesting claim there? You have already accused me of this to action fraud. I have given them my evidence and they are satisfied that no wrong-doing has taken place, and it was a malicious complaint. Perhaps you should check with Rick.Nolan@met.pnn.police.uk I also forwarded the evidence of Suzanne trying to hack the software and it was agreed that was illegal activity - which has also been reported to Daniel.

[DL] Our complaint to Action Fraud was not malicious, and Lee has deliberately misled the Met by providing them with a retrospective, unsigned pitch document (not a contract) for the development of a completetly different web site, for which he has also been paid in advance. In contrast Lee's repeated hacking of the Retro web site is clearly malicious, and he bragged on social media about doing this. All this action by Lee against our web site is surely illegal.

As Retro's consent to all of the above was neither sought nor granted, the company requires you, not later than 4:00pm tomorrow, December 13th 2017, to:

[1] Cease all of the above practices;

[2] Desist from using or disclosing any or all of the Retro's confidential information;

[3] Deliver to us the Vega+ unit in your possession;

[4] Deliver to us via DropBox all of Retro's software assets in your possession, including but not limited to the software code for our web sites;

[5] Withdraw publicly, via Twitter and all web sites to which you have posting rights, all statements you have made regarding Retro and its directors and products;

[6] Undertake in writing that you will not make any such public statements in the future and that you will not retain any of Retro's property which is already in or comes into your possession.

Should you fail to do all of the above we intend to commence legal action against you.

More legal threats? That is Suzanne talking again. We have made an harrassment complaint to Daniel.

[DL] This is another example of Lee behaving like Andrews - accusing us of doing what he himself is doing.

Despite your behaviour as described above, we do not wish to cause Tanya any alarm or distress, and we are therefore making her a gift of the CCTV equipment for which we paid (including the cost of installation) at her house.

For hassle caused by your company, and on the insistence of Suzanne? So she could tell people it had to be done for our safety?

[DL] Another lie. We didn't want this. Tanya's hysteria and the state she was in led to Lee demanding that cctv, a gate, lights, and other security measures be put at Tanya's home and paid for by Retro.

You REALLY need a trusted 3rd party to look into exactlly what Suzanne is doing in your name, and the name of your company. It's not just my evidence she is faking - a lot of the "evidence" against Paul Andrews is false too. She is going to drag you down with her.

[DL] If Lee really believes this he must surely be in close contact with Andrews, otherwise how could he know what evidence we have pprovided to the police about Andrews?
how does he know what evidence we have presented to the police re andrews? he has now become a spokesperson for andrews, since we are no longer paying him.

I'm not interested in your battles or her paranoia. Leave us alone.

On 12 December 2017 at 13:14, David Levy <davidlevylondon@yahoo.com> wrote: 

Mr Lee Fogarty,
14 Chapel Street,
Selston,
Nottingham NG16 6AZ.

December 12th 2017

Dear Mr Fogarty,

During the period you were working for Retro Computers Limited ("Retro") you were given certain confidential information relating to our product the Vega+ games console, and the activities of our company and some if its directors.

You have, contrary to our repeated instructions, not only divulged and distorted such information, you have also made third parties believe, incorrectly, that you were a spokesperson for Retro, which was never the case. Many examples of this are found in various of your tweets and online postings, and clearly you have been briefing (amongst others) the journalist Gareth Corfield who, as a result, has incorrectly gained the impression that you were a spokespoerson for Retro.

You have also obtained in other ways, and published on the Internet, additional private and identifying information about Retro, some of our directors, and other third parties, typically with malicious intent - a practice known as "doxxing".

Furthermore you are in possession of various confidential financial information about Retro, which was obtained illegally, and a first production run Vega+ unit, and other property, all of which are the property of Retro.

You have also hacked our web sites and you have repeatedly threatened Retro and some of its directors.

As Retro's consent to all of the above was neither sought nor granted, the company requires you, not later than 4:00pm tomorrow, December 13th 2017, to:

[1] Cease all of the above practices;

[2] Desist from using or disclosing any or all of the Retro's confidential information;

[3] Deliver to us the Vega+ unit in your possession;

[4] Deliver to us via DropBox all of Retro's software assets in your possession, including but not limited to the software code for our web sites;

[5] Withdraw publicly, via Twitter and all web sites to which you have posting rights, all statements you have made regarding Retro and its directors and products;

[6] Undertake in writing that you will not make any such public statements in the future and that you will not retain any of Retro's property which is already in or comes into your possession.

Should you fail to do all of the above we intend to commence legal action against you.

Despite your behaviour as described above, we do not wish to cause Tanya any alarm or distress, and we are therefore making her a gift of the CCTV equipment for which we paid (including the cost of installation) at her house.

Yours sincerely,

David Levy

Chairman - Retro Computers Limited,
10-14 Accommodation Road,
London NW11 8ED. 

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: Lee Fogarty <lee.fogarty@gmail.com>
To: David Levy <davidlevylondon@yahoo.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 11:41 AM
Subject: Fwd: Request for comment, The Register

David,

With the hacking, police complaint, and now Corfield, if your company refuses to leave me alone, I will be releasing everything.


Subject: Re: DRAFT --- Lee Fogarty
From: suzannemartin@protonmail.com
To: davidlevylondon@yahoo.com
Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 11:13:13 AM GMT

I would say he has accessed financial info of our customers and asked them to contact us.

Lee Fogarty hacking

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