Tuesday, March 11, 2014

PI Job Opportunity - Spy Agency Hires PIs to do its Snooping

New Zealand - It might be an organization dedicated to snooping - but the nation's spy agency has still forked out $50,000 to hire private investigators.

Details released under the Official Information Act show that during the past three years the Government Communications Security Bureau has paid contractors to investigate two matters. Director Ian Fletcher said they were "personnel-related issues".

The investigations ran concurrently and lasted five months, costing $46,009.

Mr Fletcher declined to give further details - and would not reveal the outcome of the investigations "in order to protect the privacy of the persons involved". (more)