Fr: Former police officer convicted of selling confidential information on the dark web

Marco A. De Felice reports:

Christophe Boutry, a former DGSI ( Direction Générale de la Sécurité Intérieure ) agent, was sentenced to 7 years in prison (with a two-year suspension) for selling confidential information from law enforcement databases on the darkweb.

Documents stolen from police archives include fake marriage permits and certificates and sensitive information on the Marseille underworld. Documents that, according to French investigators, would have led to two murders. In exchange for bitcoins, the former police officer sold the stolen information on the darkweb using an account with the username “Haurus”.

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This news story was previously reported in Le Figaro.

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