Gang Allegedly Sold Data on Prospective Israeli Military Recruits
According to an investigation held by Israel’s Privacy Protection Authority, between 2011-2014, two Israeli soldiers provided lists of stolen data on potential military recruits
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According to an investigation held by the authority, between 2011-2014, two soldiers from the unit conspired with two civilians to which they provided lists of stolen data, including assigned military positions, citizenship information, and household information.
The two civilians allegedly developed software to canvass through the data and contact soldiers, veterans and their family members, offering commercial services and products. The suspects also sold the data to third parties, the authority said in a statement.
The authority interrogated the four suspects and seized the computers they used recommending that they be charged with conspiracy, bribe, theft, and violation of privacy laws.