UK: Probe launched as confidential files appear on Camden Council’s website

The Town Hall is facing a probe by the country’s data protection watchdog after a New Journal investigation found files containing strictly confidential personal information were freely accessible on Camden Council’s website.

We alerted the Town Hall to the dangers of publishing uncensored licensing applications on Monday after opening and downloading dozens of the forms.

The applications contained names, home addresses, dates and places of birth, emails, telephone and National Insurance numbers – a goldmine of information for potential fraudsters.

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