HDD leaked Former employee of arrest 20 million yen sold at auction or 5:14 on January 23
A former employee of a arrested data erasure company had sold about 20 million yen at an online auction to the investigators, due to the problem that a hard disk of Kanagawa prefectural office containing a large amount of personal information was exhibited and leaked at an online auction I understood in the interview. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the use of gold.
Yuichi Takahashi, a former employee of Blow Drink, a data erasure company in Chuo-ku, Tokyo (51), stole a total of 24 of them, including 18 hard disks from the Kanagawa Prefectural Office, from a data erasure room in an office in Ota-ku. Suspicion, he was re-arrested on the 22nd.
In response to the investigation so far, Takahashi has stated that he has earned about 10 million yen about net auction sales, but when the Metropolitan Police Department proceeded with confirmation of sales records, etc., since March 2016, An interview with the investigators revealed that the company had sold about 20 million yen at an online auction.
It was exhibited about 7,900 items such as hard disk, USB memory, and recording media such as SD card.
The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the use of 20 million yen, and is also investigating another hard disk seized in a search at home as if it had been stolen.