AU: ‘Serious breach’: Real identities of Gobbo handlers sent to lawyers of underworld clients
Some breaches can put lives at risk. Chris Vedelago, Tammy Mills and Cameron Houston report:
The real identities of Nicola Gobbo’s handlers have been accidentally sent to the lawyers of her former underworld clients by the royal commission that is investigating her role as a police informer.
Protecting the names of the covert operatives from Victoria Police’s Source Development Unit is one of the most sensitive issues at the Gobbo inquiry amid concerns about potential retribution against those who recruited and ran the supergrass.
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