Post­mas­ters join le­gal cam­paign

The Oban Times - - News -

MORE than 10 ap­pli­cants from Ar­gyll have joined a land­mark le­gal ac­tion against the Post Of­fice Ltd, the Jus­tice for Sub-Post­mas­ters Al­liance (JFSA) has an­nounced.

More than 1,000 ap­pli­cants have now ap­plied.

Around 100 for­mer and cur­rent sub-post­mas­ters liv­ing in Scot­land have ap­plied to join the le­gal ac­tion.

Dur­ing the past decade, hun­dreds of sub-post­mas­ters ex­pe­ri­enced is­sues with a Hori­zon ac­count­ing sys­tem, which led to many be­ing ac­cused of theft, re­ceiv­ing fines and even jail terms.

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