Missing files: gun owners'details mislaid by Gardai

Gardaí have lost or mislaid files containing sensitive data on hundreds of gun owners, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

23rd December, 2012

Gardaí have lost or mislaid files containing sensitive data on hundreds of gun owners, The Sunday Business Post has learned. The files include the names and addresses of the owners of shotguns and high-powered rifles, in addition to other details, such as where the gun owners store their firearms for safekeeping when their premises are vacant.

The Data Protection Commission confirmed that it had received a number of complaints in relation to the loss...

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