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+ - The other hacking scandal

Submitted by Presto Vivace
Presto Vivace (882157) writes "Suppressed report reveals that law firms, telecoms giants and insurance companies routinely hire criminals to steal rivals' information

Soca, dubbed “Britain’s FBI”, knew six years ago that blue-chip institutions were hiring private investigators to obtain sensitive data – yet did next to nothing to disrupt the unlawful trade. The report was privately supplied to the Leveson Inquiry into press ethics in 2012 yet the corruption in other identified industries, including the law, insurance and debt collectors, and among high-net worth individuals, was not mentioned during the public sessions or included in the final report.

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The other hacking scandal

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