London Borough of Newham fined £145,000 over gang members' data leak

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The data leak is believed to be the cause of an upsurge in violence in Newham
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The data leak is believed to be the cause of an upsurge in violence in Newham

Incidents of gang violence, including murder, increased in the aftermath of the Newham Council data breach

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has imposed a fine of £145,000 on the London Borough of Newham for a data breach that led to the disclosure of the personal details of 203 'gang members' featured...

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