Friday, August 7, 2015

Prison Officer Fined for Snooping on Prisoners' Records

A senior prison officer has pleaded guilty to unlawfully using a work computer to obtain information about prisoners involved in a drugs syndicate. He said he snooped out of curiosity, not for any personal gain.

The Perth, Australia magistrate accepted that his acted out of curiosity and fined him $5000AUD.

"A senior prison officer who used a work computer to obtain information about prisoners involved in a drugs syndicate "out of curiosity" has been fined $5000."
- NTnews.com.au
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Sources:
(a) WA prison officer fined for snooping - www.NTnews.com.au, 08/07/2015

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