A month ago i got caught without validating my waster card..
.that time i had 2 wester cards with me,
one with money and
one hithout money..
.Trying to save myself i told the guy the machine wasn`t working from station i got in the train.
..he was really sure the machine was working like he have been there in that morning arround 6am
..after that he asked for my details name, address..etc.
Today i received a Prosecution letter saying..
"On tuesday 30 September 2014 at Chadwell Heat station a person giving the above name and address
was questioned by a member of rail staff about the payment of a rail fare.
All the available evidence is being considered as to whether legal proceding are appropriate.
If you consider that there are further mitigating factors that may influence any decision that may be made about this matter
you are invited to respong, within 14 days of the date of this letter using the enclosed Freepost envelope.
If you wish to make any comments about the incident,
please do so on the reverse of this letter.
Please ensure that all details below are completed and returned to ensure our records are up to date."
From what that guy said, for this kind of prosecutions i can get up to 3month of jail and up 1000p fare...
1. Is it true??
2. How should i procced further with this letter.?
Please reply as you would think is most probably happen in my case, and what would be best to do for me.