Post Office to “help” wrongly prisoned post masters

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The Post Office has promised to help clear the names of the former post office staff they that they had prosecuted based on the fault Horizon software system.

540 staff are being contacted about related convictions, with around 30 former postmasters having been wrongly convicted and some even sent to prison either on remand or having been found guilty.

A spokesperson for the post office said “We sincerely apologise for serious historical failures.” In 15 year window, over 700 post office staff were prosecuted for alleged shortfalls based on the flawed software.

One post master, spoke about the ordeal he had faced, including spending his 60th birthday in a prison cell, away from his family and with his life in tatters, after the ordeal he went through having been accused of theft by deception.

Written by: George Icke

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