I'm sure there's a reason for that term.
Good on the good people of Hull who are standing up against this character assassination and slinging mud in the hope it sticks.
Still, I bet vetting checks are already returning 'alleged porn-monger, suspected paedophile, potentially involved in sex trafficking, possibly involved in facilitating international sex-industry crimes'. Of course, that won't affect his employment prospects.
Raise a glass to presumed guilty until proven innocent.