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Complainant Name:
Mr Wayne Smart

Clauses Noted: 1, 3, 12

Publication: Lancashire Evening Post


Mr Wayne Smart complained through Olswang solicitors of London that an article about a court case in which he had been involved contained inaccuracies, particularly when it claimed that he had AIDS, rather than being HIV positive. The complainant also said that the reference had intruded into his privacy and discriminated against him.

The complaint was resolved privately between the parties, including the publication of an apology.

Report: 80

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