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Operation Yewtree

British police investigation

Operation Yewtree is an investigation by the Metropolitan Police into sex crimes, especially child sexual abuse. It began in October 2012, after Jimmy Savile, who died in 2011, was found to have been a sexual predator for decades. People investigated include: Max Clifford, Dave Lee Travis, Rolf Harris, Gary Glitter, Freddie Starr, Paul Gambaccini, Chris Denning, Jim Davidson, Jimmy Tarbuck, Wilfred De'ath and Ted Beston.[1]

Clifford, Harris and Denning have been convicted after being investigated by Operation Yewtree.

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