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Complainant Name:
Dean Gaffney

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: News of the World

Complaint:
Dean Gaffney, of London, complained through his agent that an article, which reported an alleged sexual relationship with a girl, was completely fictitious.

Resolution:
The newspaper published a statement which accepted that the alleged relationship had no basis in fact. The statement also apologised to the complainant and his family for any distress and embarrassment that may have been caused.

Report: 56



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