NZ: Police investigate alleged leak from DNA database
Police are investigating a claim an Environmental Science and Research worker has made an “inappropriate disclosure” from the national DNA profile databank.
ESR said today a criminal investigation had started.
“A staff member has been suspended pending the outcome of the police and internal investigations,” a spokeswoman said.
The alleged security breach was the first since the databank began operating in 1996.
Read more in The Otago Daily Times.