Kanagawa Prefecture data leaked employee "data did not know" December 7, 12:02
A man who was in charge of a data erasure company who was arrested for bringing out another disk due to a problem that a hard disk of Kanagawa prefectural office containing a large amount of personal information was exhibited at an online auction and leaked, `` I do not know about the data inside It was found through interviews with the investigators that it was stated. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating that it was stolen for sale without considering the importance of information.
The problem was that 18 hard disks used in the Kanagawa Prefectural Government Office were taken out from the company “Blow Drink” in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, where the data was erased and disposed of. Company employee Yuichi Takahashi (50) was arrested on suspicion of stealing another 12 hard disks from the company's data erasure room.
According to Kanagawa Prefecture, the leaked hard disk had accumulated documents containing a large amount of personal information such as tax payment notices with the names of individuals and companies. During the interview with the investigator, the suspect was told that he did not know the data on the hard disk.
He also stated that he stole several times for the purpose of selling at an auction, and that he also accepted the hard disk case of the Kanagawa Prefectural Government Office.
The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating that it was stolen for sale without considering the importance of information.
A woman near the suspect's home "surprised"
A woman in her 70s living near Takahashi's home said, “I had seen garbage dumping around 6 or 7 in the morning before going to work, but I didn't know what I was doing. Participating in the district gatherings, it was an impression that the person who says things clearly, but the impression was not good because of the angry atmosphere.There seems to be a possibility of stealing hard disks such as Kanagawa Prefecture I was surprised when I heard it. "