There is a small group of conspiracists on social media who believe they know everything about Lindsay’s homicide investigation and how it should be run. The truth is, the conspiracists know nothing. They fabricate information, intentionally mislead the public with inaccurate information and participate in the character assassination of innocent people, including the Saanich Police. Since one of the conspiracists mentioned this website in one of their misleading posts I will address the truth here. There were a few people who were involved in supporting another website and decided to part ways for a number of valid reasons. The conspiracists are attempting to mislead their new unsuspecting followers into believing these people left quite abruptly, to start their own website that they allege, is solely dedicated to defending the SPD and the Zailos (they failed to mention these people believe in the guilt of the Del group. They also failed to explain the real reasons these people discontinued to support the other website). The conspiracists claimed the people who stopped supporting them were threatened by the SP and are acting out of fear. Funny enough, they make the same claims against Lindsay’s friends who refused to participate in TV shows, podcasts and other interviews.
At NO TIME were any of the people who started their own website threatened by the Saanich Police but, they were threatened by others. The conspiracists who make these false claims have no credibility and that is apparent when you read their comments. I heard the conspiracists have tried to get a few websites shut down because members of the public were openly expressing their disdain for the horrible civilian investigation the conspiracists are attempting to run. The conspiracists believe they yield the power to criticize others and fabricate stories but when they are criticized, and rightfully so, they can’t accept it. They work hard on fabricating stories and try to shut down anyone who disagrees with their sinister behaviour. If you read their websites, FaceBook pages, and multiple other public forums they participate in you will notice all they do is vilify anyone they perceive has wronged them.
I personally have always supported the Saanich Police and believe they will solve the murder of Lindsay Buziak. It is my belief if people find other social media websites to be negative, offensive, malicious, or inaccurate they have the right to create their own website. The majority of social media users believe in the “freedom of speech” and like to express their own ideas, opinions, and be able to present as much factual information as possible, without being censored. For those that choose to fabricate stories, engage in character assassination of innocent people, intentionally mislead viewers with false information, and attempt to discredit the Saanich Police and others, that is behaviour I do not wish to participate in. People have the right to separate themselves from that kind of malicious behaviour. If people choose to believe in the innocence of the Zailo’s, and the integrity of the SP that is their right.
Some individuals (the conspiracists) have tried to promote the theory that Lindsay’s murder was the work of the Zailo’s and it was personal in nature. They claim it was not related to the Alberta drug bust. Jason has no history of domestic violence and the remaining Zailo family members have no criminal history. The experts on Dateline said “It wasn’t Jason” and the Saanich Police cleared the Zailo’s and Lindsay’s ex-boyfriend. Since the Saanich Police have first-hand knowledge of the case and the conspiracists do not, I believe what the Saanich Police have shared publicly. I do not believe the SP is misleading the public with ALL of the information they have shared publicly. I do believe the conspiracists have intentionally misled viewers to believe the Zailos are guilty. Statistics show most people who fabricate stories on social media sites do so because they are angry at the police and are engaged in a personal vendetta against the police.
The conspiracists are using their fake police credentials to try and put a new spin on the murder narrative. (they will likely fabricate more stories and claim the police were involved.) The conspiracists want you to believe the murder was related to the Zailo’s to deflect attention away from the real culprits. They know the Del group was involved in the largest drug bust in Alberta history. They know Lindsay was best friends with Vids girlfriend. They know about Vid and Erickson’s history of violence against women. They know Lindsay’s best friend worked at re/max and the dateline experts said someone very close to Lindsay planned her murder. They know Lindsay’s best friend was aware of the VACANT HOME on Desousa. They know Linsday’s best friend pointed her finger at the Zailo’s and accused them of murdering Lindsay yet she could never explain to anyone why she thought it was the Zailo’s. They know Lindsay’s best friends boyfriend(ex) was also lured to a home and attacked from behind and murdered in 2001. His body was found on the same month and day Lindsay was murdered(Feb 2). They know the del group lost millions and millions in revenue and they know the Del’s know that someone talked to the police which is why Erickson/Graham was busted. They know Lindsay associated with some very bad people according to what the SP said on Dateline and we can only assume who the police were referring to. They know the del group have never cooperated with the police like the Zailo’s did. They know the police have been investigating the Alberta drug bust angle for years and that Jason was cleared in 2009 BEFORE DATELINE and again in 2010 AFTER DATELINE. Huge motive but since it doesn’t fit with their conspiracy theory they want to silence other websites and people who talk about it. They do not want this information on social media.
There has been a long history of the conspiracists leaking inaccurate information to promote their conspiracy theory. Most of the information the conspiracists repeat is false, fabricated, rumours or information obtained from news articles (but with a different SPIN to fit the conspiracists conspiracy theory).
The conspiracists are constantly mocking the Saanich Police for requesting the public assistance in Lindsay’s case. The SP is not asking the public to SOLVE the case they are simply asking people to step forward who they know have key information. There was a recent article in the newspaper about another unsolved homicide case. The investigators with the RCMP’s Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit has also asked for the public’s assistance in ONE of their UNSOLVED homicides. The reality is, it’s standard procedure for police agencies to ask for the public’s assistance.
The conspiracists are also constantly ranting about the SPD clearing the Zailo’s and how that should never have happened. They rant about other individuals and how they have not been publicly cleared like the Zailo’s were. They are of the belief that no one should be cleared until arrests are made but that is simply not the case in criminal investigations. I have included an excerpt from a recent article on the “Carmen Robinson” case which recently received a fresh lead. In the article, the police clearly state that over the years they CLEARED multiple people. No arrests have been made and the case remains open. I am sure the same can be said for the Lindsay Buziak case. From my understanding, the only reason the SPD publicly cleared the Zailo’s was because of all the finger-pointing generated after Dateline aired. Normally events like that aren’t so public. (Years ago I too believed a lot of the misleading information, rumours and fabricated information about the Zailo’s. I began to have my doubts about the information. Most of the information did not make any sense. Based on all the misinformation/rumours/fabrications I formed an opinion Jason was involved. After learning most of the information had been fabricated or was misleading I began to see more clearly that I was wrong in my theory. I have no doubt now that the Zailo’s are innocent.)
Police back on 1973 Carmen Robinson Case:
“Numerous police investigators have worked on the case over the years, clearing family and friends and ruling out any disgruntled ex-boyfriends. But they’ve uncovered virtually no leads, physical evidence or witnesses.”
If the conspiracists really cared about justice they would stop fabricating stories. Clearly, the conspiracists do know some true facts but since they don’t fit with their conspiracy theory they ignore them. Good armchair detectives do not ignore facts. The conspiracists are doing a very good job of discrediting themselves. The majority of readers polled are saying “WTF is going on with these conspiracists?” The conspiracists are clearly upset their conspiracy theories have been debunked and now they are on a smear campaign. Not only do they continue to fabricate stories about Saanich Police Officers they are also fabricating stories about public citizens in general. No one needs to discredit the conspiracists as they are doing a good job all on their own.
Here is some advice from an experienced armchair detective, if someone tells you a long-winded story about Joe, Bob, jack, or john the first thing you should so do is fact check. If possible try and check out the source of the information to see if they are even credible. Most of the time they are not. There are cop haters all over social media that rant on and on about nothing in particular. They have a hidden agenda so be careful. The conspiracists will use any platform they can to attack the people who they believe wronged them. Take your average career criminal for example. They dislike the police so they take every opportunity they can to rant about how much they hate the police. Facebook groups, twitter, youtube, etc, etc. Even if someone runs a website about a completely different topic of discussion the criminals will find some way to get on that site and rant about the big bad policeman. Statistics show that the majority of people who do not like the big bad policeman are criminals. They blame the big bad policeman for putting them in jail.
Let’s look at the common sense factor. Most of the conspiracists complain things don’t make sense to them. That is understandable considering most of the information they put out on social media is false or inaccurate. Many factual details about Lindsay’s case have been shared by the Saanich Police in hopes of generating new tips or to quell rumours. What do the conspiracists do with this information? They run the information through the spin cycle and regurgitate it in a different form so it fits their murder narrative. If you can’t keep simple facts straight and intentionally mislead viewers then you are not a very credible person. Simply put, you cannot be trusted.