Old Home Office tweet goes viral again on Twitter about Valentine's Day sham marriages

Mail Online | 2/14/2019 | Lara Keay For Mailonline
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Twitter users have slammed the Home Office for an 'appalling' Valentine's Day tweet about prosecuting couples in sham marriages.

The tweet reads: '#Rosesareredvioletsareblue, if your marriage is a sham we'll be on to you' #happyvalentinesday'.

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It was posted by the Governement department in 2013 but has resurfaced five years later after bosses refused to take it down.

Theresa May was Home Secretary at the time, under former Prime Minister David Cameron.

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People branded the post 'disgraceful', 'appalling' and 'embarrassing' and demanded it be removed.

Some shared stories of how the Home Office has 'failed' their families, while others came up with mock Valentine's Day rhymes.

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One person posted: 'Who thought this was a good idea?', while another told employees to 'do some real work'.

Someone else commented in response: 'Fire trucks are red Policemen wear blue There's not many left And that's...
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