Legal Business

‘The human cost’: Post Office Horizon fiasco throws scrutiny on litigators and shines light on litigation funding

The Post Office Horizon scandal saw over 700 subpostmasters convicted of fraud, theft, or false accounting. The victims were prosecuted for accounting shortfalls that were in fact the result of errors made by the Post Office’s Horizon accounting software.

At time of publication, fewer than 100 of those convictions have been overturned.