He wrote: “I have never known such a palaver about nothing. The fact is we happily hand over cheques to all sorts of unsavoury people all day long without a moment’s thought. We have nothing to fear.”
Yesterday he told readers he had opened his bank statement to find a direct debit had been set up in his name and £500 taken out of his account.
“The bank cannot find out who did this because of the Data Protection Act and they cannot stop it from happening again,” he said. “I was wrong and I have been punished for my mistake.”
His comment regarding the data protection act is untrue, as a crime was committed, and is yet more hyperbole against privacy.
Oh, Clarkson …