London - (Rioters): A military police search of the Ministry of Defence HQ in Whitehall is underway to establish the identity of whoever leaked Foxtons property firm's secret client list.
Described as a 'highly sensitive and valuable' database the information was passed on to a UK redtop who then accidentally smeared UK defence secretary Dr Liam Fox (no relation).
The MoD internal affairs probe was launched amid claims that hundreds of government workers could be involved in dodgy timeshare deals brokered by commission-greedy estate agents.
Last week somebody was daft enough to suggest dead MI6 cryptographer Gareth Williams' Pimlico apartment was the focus of a rogue landlord scam run by London estate agency Venom & Thieves.
This saw hard-to-let apartments 'plagued by baby-biting foxes' offered at knock-down prices to dodgy Lithuanian squatters.
Basil Brush is very nearly 69.