Journalism 101 with Naomi Robson (who has told the Herald Sun
that she briefly dated “the
supergrass” whom she believed was a successful company executive, but
who turned out to be a convicted fraudster, drug trafficker and key
informant in the Mokbel case):
Lesson 1. Know when to admit you’ve made a mistake.
“I was duped.”
Lesson 2. Read widely.
“It was in the last couple of
years that I discovered through reading the Herald
and other reports that this person, the person that I supposedly knew,
had totally misrepresented himself to me and to my friends.”
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Lesson 3. Face value = no good. Brochures
= no guarantee.
“It’s a warning to everyone
that you simply can’t take people on face value, even if they are known to your
friends and have brochures
what they do as a job.”
Lesson 4. When in trouble, appeal to the sisterhood.
“I think it’s fair to say that I’m probably not the only woman to whom
a man has totally misrepresented himself.”