Italian police investigated over involvement in ULEZ fines data breach

08/02/2024 | The Guardian

Italian police unlawfully accessed the personal details of thousands of EU drivers and subsequently shared the information with Euro Parking Collections (EPC)—the company responsible for collecting ULEZ penalties on behalf of Transport for London (TfL)

The Italian data protection authority is investigating the matter after the Belgian government claimed that an unnamed police department misused official powers to pass on personal information of Belgian drivers to EPC. 

TfL continued to deny the claims and stated that Euro Parking confirmed it did not use an Italian police department to access driver details.

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Ultra low emission zone, ULEZ

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