Crime lord Terry Adams's wife claims MI5 'violated' her family

Mail Online | 2/10/2019 | Tim Stickings For Mailonline
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The wife of crime lord Terry Adams has accused MI5 of spying on the 'most private moments' of their family life.

Ruth Adams, who supported her husband in court this week as he paid up £50,000 to avoid jail, said surveillance officers had noted their toilet habits, conversations with their 14-year-old daughter and even saw her waving at the family cat.

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Mrs Adams said the couple's £1.6million mansion in Mill Hill, north London, had been bugged and said it was a 'unique level of intrusion'.

Terry Adams, now 64, once belonged to the notorious Adams Family gang in Clerkenwell, also dubbed the A-team and described by police as 'worse than the Krays'.

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Writing on a blog entitled Terry Adams - Rough Justice, she described the £10million surveillance operation carried out by MI5 between 1997 and 1999.

She said: 'The police deliberately sought to intrude into our most private moments that could have nothing to do with their investigation, to transcribe them and in some instances to joke and poke fun at us.

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'There were references made by listening officers, which on the face of it, must have reflected visual surveillance.

'Officers made several references to actions, such as "Terry shrugs", "Terry frowns", or "Ruth gestures to Tiffany the cat", which would have...
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