The McCanns’ private investigators – we investigate

by John Whitehouse, member of The Madeleine Foundation –
November 2009

This article has been written for The Madeleine Foundation. Permission is given to reproduce it in part or in full so long as The Madeleine Foundation is acknowledged. Our article includes long passages from an article by Mark Hollingsworth in the ‘Evening Standard’ in August 2009 and a Press Association report dated March 2008, which we are pleased to acknowledge. We also acknowledge the valuable internet resource at


Chapter Page No

Control Risks Group 1
Metodo 3 2
Claims that a Metodo 3 senior investigator was a criminal 5
Metodo 3 and a strange Portuguese lawyer,
Marcos Alexandre Aragão Correia 6
The Mark Hollingsworth article in the ‘Evening Standard’ 13
Red Defence 14
Red Defence International mutates into Oakley International 17
The involvement of Brian Kennedy in co-ordinating
the private investigation into Madeleine’s disappearance 18
Oakley International 25
J. ‘A crack team of 12 senior detectives’ 28
K. Dave Edgar and Arthur Cowley 28
L. Summary 33

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