News Burst: Ten sacked over 'lewd email'

D'oh! Smutty email of Bart Simpson leads to serious job losses

Ten employees have been sacked and about 75 suspended at insurance company Royal and Sun Alliance (RSA) in Liverpool for distributing "lewd email". The emails featured a doctored picture of cartoon character Bart Simpson in a sexual clinch.

According to BBC Online, the sackings were reported to have started this week and the suspensions over the Christmas period.

A company source speaking to the Daily Telegraph accused the RSA of "an absurd over-reaction".

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