Japan Police Probe Anti-terror Files Leak



Japanese police are investigating the online leak of apparent classified anti-terrorism documents, the government said Thursday, denying it spells a security threat to an Asia-Pacific summit next week.

The more than 100 documents, dated 2004 to 2010 and including data from the FBI, give details on people cooperating with terrorism inquiries and on foreigners who appear to be under investigation in Japan, reports said.

Japan’s top government spokesman, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshito Sengoku, said at a regular news conference: “It is something that the National Police Agency has been investigating with significant energy.”

“I would like to wait for the outcome of the investigation.”

via Japan police probe anti-terror files leak – Yahoo! News.

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