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"Haurus" trial: the ex-agent of the DGSI accused of having sold information on the darknet fixed on his fate Thursday

2021-07-21T06:56:40.186Z

The correctional court of Nanterre delivers its judgment Thursday against "Haurus", this former internal security agent accused of having ...



The Nanterre Criminal Court delivers its judgment on Thursday against "Haurus", this former internal security agent accused of having sold confidential information from protected police files on the darknet.

To read also: Trial "Haurus": seven years in prison required against the former agent of the DGSI

During a four-day trial in June, the prosecution requested seven years' imprisonment with a committal warrant against the 35-year-old man who "

betrayed the Republic

". He admitted almost all of the alleged facts, but assured him that he was no longer the same person, a "

thug

" who "

sank for ease

".

At the helm, “Haurus” explained that he had started his illicit activities on the darknet to “

put butter in the spinach

” since he was in debt. Against a remuneration in bitcoins, he sold confidential data extracted from police files to which he had access: identities, addresses, telephone geolocations, false administrative documents ... So much "

overwhelming evidence

", according to prosecutor Catherine Denis who portrayed an "

individual devoid of moral sense and scruples

."

"

There is not a single piece of information concerning an ongoing investigation that has been sold, or even offered

" by "Haurus", retorted his lawyer Yassine Bouzrou, recalling that his client had not drawn in the database of the General Directorate of Internal Security (DGSI).

"

Any police officer in France could have had access to the same information

", asserted his advice.

Other people tried

Other people are on trial in this case.

The prosecutor thus requested five years in prison, including three suspended sentences, against the alleged accomplice and companion of "Haurus" whom she accuses of having been "

perfectly aware of the way in which the resources arrived in the couple

".

For his lawyer, Me Dylan Slama, the young man, a student at the time of the facts, is above all a "

partridge of the year

" who is trying "

to wear a suit that is too big for him

".

The prosecution also requested one and two years in prison against two counterfeiters of the "

darknet

", with whom "Haurus" was in business, and four years suspended and five years imprisonment against two of his clients.

Beyond the jurisdiction of Nanterre, "Haurus" is also indicted in the Marseille section of the case for "

passive corruption and criminal association with a view to committing organized gang crimes

".

Source: lefigaro

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