BBC boss says they received ‘incredibly serious’ claim about star but didn’t speak to him until Sun called 7 WEEKS later

July 11, 2023

May 19 That relative then contacted BBC Audience Services and the details of this contact were referred to the Corporate Investigations Team. The BBC’s Corporate Investigations Team emailed the complainant to seek additional information to verify the claims being made but there was no response. This led the Corporate Investigations Team to decided to return to the matter in the coming weeks. The broadcaster claims the allegations made by The Sun contained fresh information that was not being investigated by the Corporate Investigations team. July 7 Following The Sun’s contact, the BBC’s Corporate Investigations team contacted the complainant again, who was in touch with the BBC’s investigators.