The stolen data included names, addresses, dates of birth, academic records, and workplace details. As he is believed to have been involved in a project to found a new recruitment agency, after quitting his former position, this sounds like a another case of insider theft to help start a competing firm.
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(a) Ex-systems engineer arrested over doctors’ data leak - www.JapanTimes.com, 10/14/2014