Stories categorized “Freemasons”:

The NoW’s merchant of secrets

Published July 2011.

Published by The Guardian June 9 2011 Years ago, Jonathan Rees became a freemason. According to journalists and investigators who worked with him, he then exploited his link with the lodges to meet masonic police officers who illegally sold him information which he peddled to Fleet Street. As one of Britain’s most prolific merchants of […]

Freemasons in the police

Published January 1997.

Today the Guardian publishes for the first time what we believe is a unique photograph. It pierces the wall of secrecy which surrounds one of Britain’s most mysterious organisations by revealing a large gathering of London policemen wearing the white gloves, embroidered sashes and lambskin aprons of the worshipful order of freemasonry.

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