Fujitsu may face repayment demand for Post Office Horizon scandal

The scandal saw hundreds of Post Office branch managers wrongly convicted based on flawed evidence from Fujitsu's Horizon accounting system

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Fujitsu may face repayment demand for Post Office Horizon scandal
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Fujitsu may face repayment demand for Post Office Horizon scandal

Justice secretary Alex Chalk has suggested that Japanese technology giant Fujitsu may have to repay the substantial costs incurred in the Post Office scandal if found culpable, increasing pressure on the company behind the faulty Horizon software.

Chalk indicated that if the ongoing statutory inquiry reveals the extent of incompetence as anticipated, ministers would seek proper recompense on behalf of the taxpayers. The compensation, part...

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