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Woman arrested for trying to sell company data

Police on Thursday arrested a 36-year-old woman, a Limassol forex company employee, in connection with trying to sell client personal data to competitors.

The case was reported to police by the company’s manager after the suspect’s computer had been checked and it was determined that she had copied the information on a flash drive.

It was then confirmed that the woman was looking to sell the information to competitors.

Police had someone approach the woman pretending to be interested in purchasing the information for €6,500.

A meeting was arranged for Thursday evening at a cafeteria in Limassol where the exchanged was meant to take place.

As soon as the woman took the cash, officers made their appearance and arrested her. Police said the suspect admitted the accusations and was expected to be brought before court on Friday.

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