Norfolk and Suffolk Police data breach: Personal data of 1,230 people exposed

Names addresses and dates of birth attached to replies to FOI requests

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Norfolk and Suffolk Police data breach: Personal data of 1,230 people exposed
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Norfolk and Suffolk Police data breach: Personal data of 1,230 people exposed

The police departments of Norfolk and Suffolk in England have admitted mishandling confidential information related to victims, witnesses, and suspects in cases encompassing various offences such as sexual crimes, domestic abuse incidents, thefts, assaults and hate crimes.

In a joint statement, the Norfolk and Suffolk police forces said that a "technical issue" resulted in data being included within files generated in response to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests...

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