Police arrest three interpreters

26th July 2007, Comments 0 comments

25 July 2007, AMSTERDAM - On Tuesday the Amsterdam police detained three interpreters who allegedly had tampered with information to protect family members. These were data obtained through telephone taps.

25 July 2007

AMSTERDAM - On Tuesday the Amsterdam police detained three interpreters who allegedly had tampered with information to protect family members. These were data obtained through telephone taps.

The three interpreters, two men of 31 and 38 and a woman of 40, translated police investigation reports. The three are relatives. They changed the data in one investigation report to protect family members, according to the spokesperson for the public prosecution department in Amsterdam on Wednesday.

After the interpreters were heard they were sent away. They will remain suspect, according to the spokesperson. In anticipation of the outcome of the investigation the police have suspended the interpreters. Other police regions have been informed about the incident.

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