Man charged over Rangers ‘internet leaks’

The man was arrested following the launch of a police investigation after Ibrox chiefs contacted them regarding confidential details being posted on Twitter. Picture: Getty

The man was arrested following the launch of a police investigation after Ibrox chiefs contacted them regarding confidential details being posted on Twitter. Picture: Getty

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A 45-year-old man is facing an extortion charge after private information involving Rangers football club was leaked onto the internet.

The man, who is also accused of breaking the Computer and Misuse Act and the Communications Act, was reported to the procurator fiscal.

He was arrested following the launch of a police investigation after Ibrox chiefs contacted them regarding confidential details being posted on Twitter.

A police spokesman confirmed: “A 45-year-old man will be subject of a report to the procurator fiscal.”

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