An extremist who threatened to dig up relatives of people connected to
an animal research lab subjected her victims to "a prolonged campaign
of hate", police said today.
Diane Jamieson, 60, of Lytham Road, Ashton, Preston, was given a
suspended 51-week jail sentence at Preston Crown Court on Thursday
after pleading guilty to six counts of interfering with contractual
relationships so as to harm an animal research organisation.
The charges arose from threatening letters the former Law Society
member and legal worker sent to a number of companies and individuals
from 2002 onward.
The recipients had been identified by a group joined by Jamieson --
Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) -- as having dealings with
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