United Kingdom: Scotland Yard in corruption scandal: private investigators targeted Met Police inquiries like ‘organised crime network’
Author(s): Michael Gillard, Claire Newell, Edward Malnick | Date: October 7, 2016 | Language: English
Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ | URL: https://goo.gl/trQl31 | Type: Text
The Scotland Yard unit which deals with some of the force’s most sensitive police inquiries has been “corrupted” by a firm of private investigators, leaked documents seen by The Telegraph reveal.
The company – RISC Management Ltd – was run by retired detectives who are thought to have targeted former police colleagues to secure information about the progress of sensitive Metropolitan Police inquiries. Internal Scotland Yard documents described them as operating like “an organised crime network”.
Scotland Yard set up its own anti-corruption investigation into the relationship between RISC Management Ltd and officers working in SCD6, the economic and specialist crime division of the force.
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