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Revealed: INM destroyed data during ODCE investigation

950 back-up tapes deleted in days before chairman’s exit ; l Newspaper claims data shredded for ‘housekeeping’ reasons

29th April, 2018

Independent News & Media (INM) has destroyed data at the centre of an investigation by the Office of Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) into an alleged massive data breach at Ireland’s biggest newspaper publisher.

The destruction of data took place over two days in late February this year. It occurred at a time when the company had been in correspondence with the ODCE for a number of months about why a third party...

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