Etsy told to mislay ‘vile’ cards

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Karen Matthews was jailed in 2009 for abduction her possess daughter

“Vile” nod cards featuring Karen Matthews and Jimmy Savile should be private from sale, a gift has said.

The NSPCC has described a Mother’s Day and Father’s Day cards, that are drawn in a animation style, as “thoughtless and irresponsible”.

Freelance illustrator Samuel Hague, who sells a pieces around online marketplace Etsy, shielded his work and pronounced he does “not acquit any acts of child abuse whatsoever”.

Etsy has been approached for comment.

A Mother’s Day label includes a sketch of Karen Matthews alongside a phrase: “Thanks for never stealing me underneath a bed.”

In Jan 2009, Matthews was jailed for abduction her possess daughter, Shannon Matthews, in an try to explain prerogative money.

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The NSPCC has described a greetings cards as “vile”

A sketch of Josef Fritzl, a Austrian rapist who detained his possess daughter and fathered 7 of her children, appears on a Father’s Day card, as does inclusive sex delinquent Jimmy Savile.

A NSPCC orator said: “Using a mishap of child abuse to sell these sinister greetings cards is careless and irresponsible.

“We would titillate this seller to recur and to mislay these cards from sale immediately.”

Mr Hague, 29, of South Normanton, Derbyshire, pronounced a greeting to his cards has been “mostly positive”, nonetheless he certified they were “not to everyone’s taste”.

“I apparently do not acquit any acts of child abuse whatsoever,” he said.

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The greetings cards are being sole around marketplace website Etsy

“It’s improved to find humour in inhuman acts and remember what happened, rather than hang your conduct in a silt and forget about it.

“I select to demonstrate myself by comedy and art. That resonates with some people though will provoke others.”

He combined a Karen Matthews label had been his “most popular” though pronounced he would no longer sell them if they were private from a Etsy website.

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