(follow-up) Jp: MPD to admit origin of leaked files

The Metropolitan Police Department is set to formally admit that sensitive documents leaked to the Internet most likely originated from the MPD’s Public Security Bureau, sources said.

The documents, thought to have been made available to the public on Oct. 28 and 29 via the file-sharing software Winny, include personal details of police informants and data on MPD international antiterrorism investigators.

The MPD is expected to make an official statement as early as Friday after reporting to the National Public Safety Commission via the National Police Agency, the sources said.

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