False Rape Accusations
Jul 2019 - unnamed UK teenager v 12 locals, Cyprus
A British woman who alleged she was raped in Cyprus has been arrested on suspicion of making a false allegation, according to news agencies.
The 12 Israelis arrested over the alleged attack, which was said to have taken place on 17 July in Ayia Napa, have all been released.
Oct 2018 - Sophie Skinner v Damion Osborne, Abergavenny, South Wales, UK
Sophie Skinner, 25, accused teenager of raping her in Abergavenny, South Wales Skinner lured him into public toilets after meeting him in a Weatherspoons pub
May 2017 - unnamed v Robert Adlington
Robert Adlington was falsely accused of rape and other charges last year
He was repeatedly denied bail, locked up in Nottingham prison for eight months
Police didn't turn over racy text messages that proved the sex was consensual
Case was thrown out by a judge in January when the texts were finally disclosed
unclear date - Anna Costin v 3 (4?) unnamed
Today London's Appeal Court heard one of her victims was able to rubbish her claims with a 'cast-iron alibi' because he was away on holiday at the time.
Another victim proved that he had been at home watching TV when she claimed he raped her.
Feb 2016 - unnamed v 15 yr old boy, Leicestershire
The 17-year-old boy was found not guilty after the emergence of thousands of social media messages proving his innocence that police officers had failed to uncover.
He was expelled from his school in Leicestershire in 2016 following his arrest at the age of 15, according to The Times.
Jul 2015 - unnamed v Oliver Mears
Oliver Mears had been on bail since his arrest on suspicion of rape and sexual assault in July 2015, when he was 17.
A judge criticised prosecutors' "last-minute" decision to drop the case, made after new evidence emerged last week.
Surrey Police admitted its initial investigation into Mr Mears, now 19, had been flawed.
Dec 2012 - Eleanor De Freitas v Alexander Economou
Economou was accused by Eleanor, a 23-year-old trainee accountant, of rape in December 2012, but the case was not pursued by the Crown Prosecution Service due to lack of evidence.
He then brought a private prosecution against Ms de Freitas, accusing her of deliberately lying about the alleged attack.
The CPS took over the prosecution and she was due to face trial for perverting the course of justice when she committed suicide at the family home in Fulham in 2013.
2015(?) - unnamed v Liam Allan
Liam Allan , then 22, went on trial in December 2017 facing 12 counts of rape and sexual assault. He had spent two years on bail and endured three days of trial before the case collapsed as it emerged his supposed victim had been pestering him for "casual sex".
2017(?) - unknown v Isaac Itiary
A series of text messages prove a 15-year-old alleged rape victim repeatedly lied and said she was 19 in the second case which has collapsed after officers sat on evidence.
Isaac Itiary, 25, was released from prison yesterday after it emerged the alleged victim posed as a 19-year-old woman and lied about her age.
2017(?) - unknown v Samuel Armstrong
A Tory MP's aide cleared of rape today said he could have been wrongly convicted if not for crucial evidence finally disclosed just days before his trial.
2017(?) Jemma Beal v 15 men, including Mahad Cassim
A fantasist who made up bogus rape and sex assault claims against 15 men in three years for 'attention' has been jailed for 10 years.
Beale, from west London, was even awarded £11,000 in compensation while Mr Cassim languished behind bars.
2017 unnamed v unnamed, Redcar, Norht Yorkshire, UK
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of wasting police time after claims a mother was hauled into the back of a car and raped in front of her toddler.
Cleveland Police today confirmed the force was no longer investigating an allegation of rape in Redcar, North Yorkshire, which was said to have happened on Friday, March 3.
2017 - Sheena Boll v unknown, Newham, UK
A teacher who impersonated a pupil on Childline to falsely accuse a colleague of sexual assault has been handed a suspended sentence.
Mar 2016 - Georgia Harris v unnamed policeman, Kent, UK
A woman has been locked up after she tried to blackmail a police officer she met on a dating website by suggesting he wanted to rape her.
Nightclub waitress Georgia Harris recorded the 22-year-old man as she put a “hypothetical” scenario to him about such a sex attack.
She then sent him a “doctored” video clip of part of the conversation with him saying “I would rape you” and her replying “I don’t want you to rape me.”
Jun 2016 - Unnamed v unknown, York, UK
DETECTIVES investigating an alleged rape in York now say it never happened.
Last week, North Yorkshire Police said a woman in her twenties had been attacked on a footpath near the University of York in the early hours of Friday, May 13, as she walked behind the Heslington campus.
On Wednesday, a police spokeswoman said the woman had since confirmed to officers "that the events reported did not happen", and "no further action will be taken in this case".