Post Office threatened legal action over missing Horizon data

Eventually settled out of court

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Post Office threatened legal action over missing Horizon data

The Post Office contemplated suing Japanese technology giant Fujitsu over missing audit data that could have been crucial in prosecuting victims of the Horizon scandal between 1999 and 2015.

The revelation came to light last week during the ongoing public inquiry into the Horizon scandal. The case, which unfolded between 1999 and 2015, resulted in the wrongful convictions of many su...

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