A former local authority education worker who illegally shared personal information about schoolchildren and their parents has been prosecuted.
Samira Bouzkraoui, 24, took a screenshot of a council spreadsheet concerning children and their eligibility for free school meals before sending it to the estranged parent of one of the pupils via Snapchat, whilst working for Southwark Council.
The image included the names, addresses, dates of birth and National Insurance numbers of 37 pupils and their parents. She also sent a copy of a school admission record relating to another child.
Samira Bouzkraoui, appeared before Westminster magistrates and admitted three offences of unlawfully obtaining and disclosing personal data, in breach of s55 of the Data Protection Act 1998. She was fined £850 and was also ordered to pay £713 costs.