Shalom Life | August 03, 2015

Sacha Baron Cohen, Daniel Radcliffe Among Celebrities With Leaked Flight Details

The U.K.'s Information Commissioners Office has launched a probe after Virgin Atlantic found evidence of an employee suppying celebrity travel info.

By: Sarah Bauder

Published: June 7th, 2012 in Culture » Society » News

Sacha Baron Cohen, Daniel Radcliffe Among Celebrities With Leaked Flight Details
Virgin Atlantic called in Britain’s Information Commissioners Office (ICO) to investigate, after it revealed that one of its employees leaked flight information in April, for more than 70 celebrities to a photography agency.

The ICO, which is a data protection regulator, has launched a probe after Virgin found evidence that the employee supplied London-based agency, Big Pictures, with travel info for Sacha Baron Cohen, Daniel Radcliffe, Rihanna, Russell Brand, and Madonna’s progeny amongst others.

“Following the allegations in the press in April, we voluntarily contacted the Information Commissioner's Office and have fully assisted with their enquiries. Our internal investigation found no evidence that this was anything other than an isolated incident relating to a single member of staff who is no longer with the business. We continue to treat the security of customer information extremely seriously and apologize to the passengers affected," Virgin Atlantic said in a statement to The Guardian.

The airline said it found no further evidence of other employees engaging in such activities. The aforementioned employee, whose identity has yet to be disclosed, resigned from the company.
Reports: Kanye West is Performing in Israel Reports: Kanye West is Performing in Israel TrendingJason Segel Opens Up About Growing Jewish (and Christian) Jason Segel Opens Up About Growing Jewish (and Christian) TrendingFilm to be Made about Jonathan Pollard Film to be Made about Jonathan Pollard Trending
 

Israel Wins 61 Medals in Special Olympics

August 03, 2015 | By Avraham Teshuva, Lea Schneider
Israel Wins 61 Medals in Special Olympics

Of the medals won in Los Angeles, 25 are gold, 18 silver and 18 bronze

Read More

Reports: Kanye West is Performing in Israel

August 03, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
Reports: Kanye West is Performing in Israel

Yeezus is in talks with Israeli producers to perform in Tel Aviv this fall

Read More

Ohio University Wipes Out Holocaust Song from Playbook

August 03, 2015 | By Maria Cruz
Ohio University Wipes Out Holocaust Song from Playbook

Ohio State University takes inappropriate song out of marching band songbook

Read More

Jason Segel Opens Up About Growing Jewish (and Christian)

August 03, 2015 | By Maria Cruz
Jason Segel Opens Up About Growing Jewish (and Christian)

The comedian sits down with Marc Maron to discuss his childhood

Read More

New Documentary Claims the Nazis Built Flying Saucers and the Atomic Bomb

August 03, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
New Documentary Claims the Nazis Built Flying Saucers and the Atomic Bomb

Doc cites Nazi and Russian reports that they believe proves the existence of Nazi-made flying saucers and atom bombs

Read More

Anti-Violence Rallies Taking Place Across Israel Today

August 01, 2015 | By Noam 'Dabul' Dvir, Roi Yanovsky, Ahiya Raved, and Gilad Morag
Anti-Violence Rallies Taking Place Across Israel Today

Following two blood-soaked days, in which a Palestinian infant was killed and his parents and sibling were critically wounded in a fire and six people were hurt in a stabbing at Jerusalem's gay pride parade, thousands are expected to protest in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa

Read More

Report: 53% Rise in Anti-Semitic Incidents in the UK

August 01, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Report: 53% Rise in Anti-Semitic Incidents in the UK

Government officials are speaking out against anti-Semitism after new report finds rapid increase in anti-Semitic incidents

Read More

Film to be Made about Jonathan Pollard

August 01, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Film to be Made about Jonathan Pollard

The American jailed for passing sensitive information to Israel will have his story adapted for the big screen

Read More

More Headlines