An uncensored, leaked Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) report revealed that HMRC, BT and British Gas were subject to personal data breaches by private investigators.
The original 2008 report was published in an edited form last year by the House of Commons home affairs committee, but the investigative news agency Exaro recently obtained an unredacted version.
It was originally published last year to the House of Commons home affairs committee and was censored in places until now.
The report is...
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