Krejcir laptops stolen from police

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The last time I had dealings with Interpol, their offices in Pretoria was situated right inside the SAPS Head Office. If this is still the case, the security inside that building is of such nature that not even a police officer can enter the premises if you are not situated there. You often had to wait in reception until a police official inside meets you and escorts you to where you need to go.

I highly doubt that criminals would be able to obtain access cards and simply enters the building, and that being said I think the laptops may have been stolen by police officers inside the building.
 

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It was believed the thieves had access cards and key codes to gain entry into the offices and building. The offices were being used by three colonels and two captains.
Headline is wrong, should read .. "Police officers bribed to make Krejcir evidence disappear"

TIA!
 

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lol, How nice...

So evidence is just kept in somebody's office? not in a safe or some evidence locker...
 

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Another 10 Million contract up for grabs to find the laptops, anyone interested?
 

House

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lol, How nice...

So evidence is just kept in somebody's office? not in a safe or some evidence locker...
I don't think they are referring to evidence seized from the suspect. I think they are more referring to the personal laptops of police officers which may have contained 'evidence' such as affidavits, e-mails, etc.
 

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Hollywood should come to South Africa for all their movie ideas.
Some of them would end up as B rated movies, but wow there might just be a couple of Box Office hits and obviously a couple of bad comedies.
 

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We talking 5 laptops here, how about R50 Million? :whistling:
Technically the other contract was R10 million for 3 laptops so we should be talking about R16.6 million contract. I would be happy to tender for this recovery contract.
 

marine1

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His mother is a very rich woman, she can afford to buy anyone involved in the case.
I would put money on it the judge is a target too

If we cant buy you we kill you !!!
 

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I don't think they are referring to evidence seized from the suspect. I think they are more referring to the personal laptops of police officers which may have contained 'evidence' such as affidavits, e-mails, etc.
Stupid question: Shouldn't all that 'evidence' be stored centrally in some servers drive and continuously updated/backed up offsite?Then no worry?

Nah! Doubt it.
 

marine1

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Stupid question: Shouldn't all that 'evidence' be stored centrally in some servers drive and continuously updated/backed up offsite?Then no worry?

Nah! Doubt it.
Dont think sensitive information like that should be stored on a server........just my opinion
 

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Maybe, but there should be multiple backups locked up securely in well protected safe.
 

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Dont think sensitive information like that should be stored on a server........just my opinion
I know for a fact that Crime Intelligence and National Intelligence do not store information on servers. They keep it on (often unprotected) laptops or on paper.
 

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Maybe, but there should be multiple backups locked up securely in well protected safe.
But then..

It was believed the thieves had access cards and key codes to gain entry into the offices and building.
So in all probability they would have the safe's key.Trust the Police..not so.
 

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Stupid question: Shouldn't all that 'evidence' be stored centrally in some servers drive and continuously updated/backed up offsite?Then no worry?

Nah! Doubt it.
No, not required. They often use the laptops to type out affidavits, receive e-mails, watch porn, watch porn, surf the web, watch some more porn. But, all affidavits and e-mail evidence are in any case printed and filed in the case docket.

I doubt there were any secrets on them.
 
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