27 May 2023

Post Office used ‘unacceptable’ racist slur to describe Horizon scandal suspects

News Correspondent

As if wrongly prosecuting hundreds of people wasn’t enough – now the Post Office has been forced to apologise for using racist terms to describe postmasters caught up in the Horizon computer scandal.

A newly revealed internal document shows fraud investigators were asked to group people based on their racial features – using language the Post Office has now admitted was “unacceptable”.