Paul Williams: There's a long list of suspects in this hi-tech crime world
Published 11/02/2014 | 02:30
The unavoidable impression created by the shocking revelation of a plot to bug the offices of the Garda watchdog is that the prime suspects are shadowy renegades within the organisation GSOC was set up to police.
The alleged discovery of a secret eavesdropping operation represents a grave attack, not just on the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission, but the security of the State.
But before any further enquiries can be made – and there are many more questions than answers – one arm of the State has been unfairly implicated in the absence of any evidence presented to the public so far.