The woman at the center of the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) breach involving the loss of nearly 9,000 records has been accused of threatening the company that she would expose a large, highly sensitive file if the company didn't agree to pay her benefits for two years, Stuff.co.nz reports. Whistleblower Bronwyn Pullar denies the ACC's claim, which it made in a report to Minister Judith Collins, adding that it has involved the police. A report suggests that "some mandatory guidelines are needed" so that "agencies would perhaps put more of a priority on ensuring private information remained just that--private."
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