Six More Post Office Workers Get Convictions Quashed
By Richard Crump (November 18, 2021, 12:46 PM GMT) -- A judge overturned the wrongful convictions on Thursday of six former subpostmasters who had pleaded guilty to fraud or false accounting charges that relied on non-existent cash shortfalls caused by faulty data from an error-prone IT system.
A Crown Court judge has said there are "clear, cogent and compelling reasons" for the convictions to be set aside and for not guilty pleas to be entered against the wrongly convicted subpostmasters. (iStock) Judge Deborah Taylor said there are "clear, cogent and compelling reasons" for the convictions to be set aside and for not guilty pleas to be entered against the defendants who...
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