A number of sub-postmasters and postmistresses have been acquitted of false accounting charges since the publication of an interim report into the Post Office’s accounting system, Horizon.
In Durham, sub-postmaster Tom Brown was cleared of stealing £85,000 after he spent five years fighting the charges, while in Cornwall sub-postmistress Susan Knight was recently cleared of £22,500 false accounting charges as part of the review.
The pair are just two of 100 sub-postmasters and mistresses who have been accused of false accounting and who have registered an interest in suing the Post Office regarding the Fujitsu-built computer system.
Last year, the Post Office appointed forensic accountants Second Sight to examine allegations of deficiencies in...
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