Unregulated investigators face jail and a fine

The Home Secretary announces that private investigators will be regulated. They will now have to be licensed, including training and criminal checks. They could face prison and a fine if they operate without a licence.

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Met only saw 'hack' list last week

The Metropolitan Police did not see a controversial list of 102 firms and individuals linked to rogue private investigators until last week, despite having access to the operational information that was used to compile it.