Thank you, ***** ***** employer knew what the information was prior to reading it then they should not have done this, however it would be difficult to prove this. I don't see that your employer is at fault for reading a correspondence they have beens sent, however, from an employment law point of view, this should be the end of the matter. Unless it directly brings the employer into disrepute, they cannot take disciplinary action against you for actions outside of the workplace. They should erase the messages as requested and that should be the end. In terms of your ex doing this then you are right to speak to the police, if they continue to behave this way then it could constitute a harassment, and you would be able to take action for this. If it continues you could also look at obtaining a non-molestation order against them.
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