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methods claimed

...their conduct in the affair is now set to come under the spotlight.
"West Ham remain in contact with Police with regard to the serious matter of a private investigator acting unlawfully, reportedly under instruction by Tottenham Hotspur," West Ham said in the statement.
"This matter is being treated with the utmost seriousness by the club, especially given the methods claimed to have been used to obtain this personal information in relation to reported breaches of the Data Protection Act as a result of the unlawful acquisition of bank and telephone records belonging to senior executives at the club and the OPLC.
"This activity, if proven, constitutes serious criminal conduct and can attract custodial sentences for perpetrators of the crime.
"In addition to the Police, the matter is also now in the hands of the Information Commissioner's Office, which investigates allegations of data protection offences.

via @insidethegames. #hackgate anyone?


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