AU: Arrest made over police data breach

Thomas O’Byrne reports:

Detectives have made a fresh arrest as investigations continue into a major information breach at Victoria Police.

Detectives from Taskforce Keel – commissioned last month to investigate a major leak of confidential police files – announced on Friday that they had arrested a 38-year-old Seddon man.

Police have charged the man with perverting the course of justice and trafficking a commercial quantity of amphetamines.

Since Taskforce Keel was set-up in May, a total of three police officers from the North West Metro region have been suspended and six other people have been charged with related offences.

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