Press Complaints Commission
spacer spacer
SEARCH FOR     Or try the cases search  
Cases Banner
Making a complaint
Code of Practice Information
Code Advice

Complainant Name:
Mrs Maxine Sharwood

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Sun

Mrs Maxine Sharwood complained that an article in the newspaper inaccurately stated that she used the name Mistress Mellons and charged for sexual services which she provided from home.

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper wrote a private letter of apology the complainant acknowledging that it had inaccurately referred to her as Mistress Mellons. The newspaper also published a letter which made clear that she did not charge for the services she provided which were not of a sexual nature.

Report: 70

<< Go Back
Home ] Cases ] Site map ]