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Exclusive: Scotland Yard’s rotten core: Police failed to address Met's ‘endemic corruption’

Publié par Clifford Armion le 01/10/2014

Tom Harper

Organised criminals were able to infiltrate Scotland Yard “at will” by bribing corrupt officers, according to an explosive report leaked to The Independent. The Metropolitan Police file, written in 2002, found Britain’s biggest force suffered “endemic corruption” at the time.
Operation Tiberius concluded that syndicates such as the notorious Adams family and the gang led by David Hunt had bribed scores of former and then-serving detectives to access confidential databases; obtain live intelligence on criminal investigations; provide specialist knowledge of surveillance, technical deployment and undercover techniques to help evade prosecution; and even take part in criminal acts such as mass drug importation and money laundering.
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" Exclusive: Scotland Yard’s rotten core: Police failed to address Met's ‘endemic corruption’", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2014. Consulté le 18/05/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/exclusive-scotland-yard-s-rotten-core-police-failed-to-address-met-s-endemic-corruption-