8 Oct 2019

Commerce Commission device stolen, confidential data missing

From Checkpoint, 5:15 pm on 8 October 2019

The competition watchdog has been left red faced after a computer which has confidential information on it was stolen from an external provider.

The Commerce Commission says the computer was taken in a burglary last week and contains hundreds of meeting and interview transcripts dating back to early 2016.

The external provider has now been dropped and two independent reviews are underway, along with a police investigation.

Anna Rawlings is the Chair of the Commerce Commission. She talks to Lisa Owen.