FBI to investigate Dallas PD's massive data loss
ByFunAsia 11 Sep 2021 06:27 AM 49

The FBI is currently associated with examining the massive loss of the city of Dallas information influencing police records.

In August, authorities uncovered that around 22 terabytes of information were erased when a laborer recently moved records.

A portion of that information is unrecoverable and is affecting continuous criminal cases. The city has since terminated the representative in question.

A city gathering advisory group researching the matter met Friday evening.

During the gathering, Dallas police uncovered an examination concerning the worker that could neither demonstrate nor negate whether the representative had an unlawful purpose.

In any case, new data about the deficiency of extra information prodded the division to go to the FBI for help.

"This previous Tuesday, we met with the FBI and requested their help," said Dallas Exec. Asst. Police Chief Albert Martinez. "What's more, from that Tuesday meeting in their arrangement, they are opening what they call an evaluation."

An FBI representative affirmed the organization is giving specialized help to Dallas PD.

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Furthermore, the city lawyer's office is presently looking for an external firm that will examine the information misfortune.

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