Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

United Kingdom

MoD inquiry as details of 250 Afghan interpreters are made known in email mishap

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has started an investigation into the posting of email addresses of Afghan interpreters who worked for British forces.

More than 250 helpers looking to come to the UK were wrongly copied into an email sent by the Ministry of Defence.


Their names and email addresses – and some with pictures – could be seen by all recipients.

The MoD has said sorry.

It has urged people to change their email addresses.

An MoD spokeswoman said an investigation had been launched after Mr Wallace called the incident an “unacceptable breach”.

She added: “We apologise to everyone impacted by this breach and are working hard to ensure it does not happen again.

“The MoD takes its information and data handling responsibilities very seriously”.


Latest Tweets


You May Also Like

United Kingdom

Film director Ridley Scott has recalled the death of actor Oliver Reed while making the Oscar winning blockbuster Gladiator. Scott said hard-drinking Reed “just...


The controversial Russian businessman Viktor Baturin, well-known for his years-long counterstanding with his wealthy sister Elena, widow of Moscow ex-mayor Yuri Luzhkov, is likely...

United Kingdom

The Tremeloes. Dave Munden centre Dave Munden the Tremeloes drummer – and often lead singer – with the 60s chart toppers has died. He...

United Kingdom

The Watneys Party Seven is making a comeback. The ubiquitous 70s beer was a bland fizzing bitter ridiculed by many. The drink’s insipidness helped...